Joseph M. Simas

  • Joseph M. Simas serves 531 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (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 62% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Joseph M. Simas placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Joseph M. Simas's student population of 531 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joseph M. Simas 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 Joseph M. Simas is 0.61, 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#2027 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
55%
54%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
29%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.610.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHanford Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hanford Jefferson Charter Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 465 students
    1.0 miles
    511 W. Malone St.
    Hanford, CA 93232
    (559) 585-3700
    1.0 K-8 465
  • Hanford Frontier Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 462 students
    1.1 miles
    1854 N. Mustang Dr.
    Hanford, CA 93230
    (559) 585-2430
    1.1 K-5 462
  • Hanford Hanford Elementary Community Day Alternative School
    Grades: K-8 | 16 students
    1.1 miles
    601 W. Florinda St.
    Hanford, CA 93232
    (559) 585-3878
    1.1 K-8 16
  • Hanford J. C. Montgomery Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 41 students
    1.1 miles
    1450 Forum Dr.
    Hanford, CA 93230
    (559) 589-2608
    1.1 7-12 41
  • Hanford Monroe Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 700 students
    1.1 miles
    300 Monroe Dr.
    Hanford, CA 93232
    (559) 585-3745
    1.1 K-6 700

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