36270 Cherry St.
Newark, CA 94560
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
James A. Graham Elementary School serves 365 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
James A. Graham Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 365 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

James A. Graham Elementary School's student population of 365 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
365 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

James A. Graham Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of James A. Graham Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5222 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
18%
12%
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Hispanic
68%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
5%
22%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend James A. Graham Elementary School?

365 students attend James A. Graham Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

68% of James A. Graham Elementary School students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Asian, 5% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of James A. Graham Elementary School?

James A. Graham Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does James A. Graham Elementary School offer ?

James A. Graham Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 365 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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