James Madison Elementary School

  • James Madison Elementary School serves 540 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • James Madison Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • James Madison Elementary School's student population of 540 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Madison Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Madison Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#6617 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
91%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in James Madison Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in James Madison Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
7%
23%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.170.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James Madison Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDesert Sands Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to James Madison Elementary School is Indio High School (1.0 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Indio Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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