John Swett Elementary School

4955 Alhambra Valley Rd.
Martinez, CA 94553
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
John Swett Elementary School serves 515 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
John Swett Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

John Swett Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

John Swett Elementary School's student population of 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students515 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Rankings

John Swett Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of John Swett Elementary School is 0.62, 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
#1833 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
26%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
55%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMartinez Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to John Swett Elementary School is Briones (alternative) (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Muir Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Martinez John Muir Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 433 students
    1.2 miles
    205 Vista Way
    Martinez, CA 94553
    (925) 335-5850
    1.2 K-5 433
  • Martinez Briones (alternative) Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 52 students
    1.3 miles
    614 F St.
    Martinez, CA 94553
    (925) 335-5880
    1.3 K-12 52
  • Martinez Vicente Martinez High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 74 students
    1.3 miles
    925 Susana St.
    Martinez, CA 94553
    (925) 335-5880
    1.3 9-12 74
  • Martinez Alhambra Senior High School Math: 44% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,185 student
    1.5 miles
    150 E St.
    Martinez, CA 94553
    (925) 335-5810
    1.5 9-12 1,185
  • Martinez Morello Park Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 509 students
    1.9 miles
    1200 Morello Park Dr.
    Martinez, CA 94553
    (925) 335-5840
    1.9 K-5 509

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