John J. Pershing Elementary School

  • John J. Pershing Elementary School serves 730 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • John J. Pershing 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • John J. Pershing Elementary School's student population of 730 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students730 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John J. Pershing Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John J. Pershing Elementary School is 0.13, 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 (16-17)#5324 out of 9584 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
93%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
4%
23%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John J. Pershing Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.130.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadera Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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