Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School

2351 E. Redwood Rd.
Ceres, CA 95307
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School serves 463 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Joel J. Hidahl 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (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 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School's student population of 463 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students463 students
This chart display total students of Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Joel J. Hidahl 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 diversity score of Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School is 0.38, 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 Testing Rank
#5498 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Joel J. Hidahl 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
5%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
78%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
10%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.380.64
This chart display the diversity score of Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Joel J. Hidahl 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 NameCeres Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School is Central Valley High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Patricia Kay Beaver Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ceres Patricia Kay Beaver Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 344 students
    0.4 miles
    4927 Central Ave.
    Ceres, CA 95307
    (209) 556-1500
    0.4 K-8 344
  • Ceres Central Valley High School Math: 28% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,976 student
    0.5 miles
    4033 Central Ave.
    Ceres, CA 95307
    (209) 556-1900
    0.5 9-12 1,976
  • Ceres Don Pedro Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 538 students
    0.7 miles
    2300 Don Pedro Rd.
    Ceres, CA 95307
    (209) 556-1630
    0.7 K-6 538
  • Ceres Argus High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 210 students
    1.2 miles
    2555 Lawrence St.
    Ceres, CA 95307
    (209) 556-1800
    1.2 9-12 210
  • Ceres Ceres Special Education Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 1 student
    1.2 miles
    2503 Lawrence St.
    Ceres, CA 95307
    (209) 556-1500
    1.2 K-12 1

School Reviews

Review Joel J. Hidahl Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about how your school will address pandemic health issues, such as the H1N1 virus, and how you can be proactive in learning about school closing guidelines.
Learn how parents of gifted children can find additional academic challenges and support programs both in and outside of public schools.
Learn more about the debate behind private school vouchers and whether they are a viable public school alternative for your child.