James K. Polk Elementary School

2195 N. Polk Ave.
Fresno, CA 93722
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 775 students in grades Kindergarten-6, James K. Polk Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 775 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 29:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 51% (Top 1% in CA)
  • : 52% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

James K. Polk Elementary School's student population of 775 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
775 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of James K. Polk Elementary School is 0.62, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
51%
40%
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(18-19)
52%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of James K. Polk Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
29:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
30%
12%
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Hispanic
54%
56%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
7%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.62
This chart display the diversity score of James K. Polk Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in James K. Polk Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 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?
51% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend James K. Polk Elementary School?
775 students attend James K. Polk Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of James K. Polk Elementary School students are Hispanic, 30% of students are Asian, 7% of students are White, 6% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of James K. Polk Elementary School?
James K. Polk Elementary School has a student ration of 29:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does James K. Polk Elementary School offer ?
James K. Polk Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is James K. Polk Elementary School part of?
James K. Polk Elementary School is part of Central Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 775 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 29:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 51% (Top 1%)
  • : 52% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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