400 Fremont St.
Colusa, CA 95932
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
James M. Burchfield Primary serves 428 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
James M. Burchfield Primary 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

James M. Burchfield Primary's student population of 428 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

James M. Burchfield Primary is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of James M. Burchfield Primary is 0.42, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2107 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
22:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
74%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
19%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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?

30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend James M. Burchfield Primary?

428 students attend James M. Burchfield Primary.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

74% of James M. Burchfield Primary students are Hispanic, 19% of students are White, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of James M. Burchfield Primary?

James M. Burchfield Primary has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does James M. Burchfield Primary offer ?

James M. Burchfield Primary offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3

What school district is James M. Burchfield Primary part of?

James M. Burchfield Primary is part of Colusa Unified School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break: No School
April 10, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School: Minimum Day
June 02, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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