John Muir Elementary School

2955 Claremont Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
John Muir Elementary School serves 296 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
John Muir Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

John Muir Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

John Muir Elementary School's student population of 296 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students296 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

John Muir Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 John Muir Elementary School is 0.76, which is more 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
#2651 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
18%
54%
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Black
21%
5%
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White
38%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
13%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.760.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBerkeley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John Muir Elementary School is Berkeley Technology Academy (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Willard Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Emerson Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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