Karl F. Clemens Elementary School

523 Brd.way Ave.
Wasco, CA 93280
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Karl F. Clemens Elementary School serves 568 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Karl F. Clemens 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 13% (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 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Karl F. Clemens Elementary School's student population of 568 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students568 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Karl F. Clemens 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 Karl F. Clemens Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#8438 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
97%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Karl F. Clemens 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 NameWasco Union Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Karl F. Clemens Elementary School is Wasco High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas Jefferson Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Palm Avenue Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wasco Thomas Jefferson Middle School Math: 11% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 757 students
    0.2 miles
    305 Griffith Ave.
    Wasco, CA 93280
    (661) 758-7140
    0.2 7-8 757
  • Wasco Wasco High School Math: 28% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,757 student
    0.5 miles
    1900 Seventh St.
    Wasco, CA 93280
    (661) 758-7400
    0.5 9-12 1,757
  • Wasco North Kern Vocational Training Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.7 miles
    2150 Seventh St.
    Wasco, CA 93280
    (661) 758-3045
    0.7 9-12 n/a
  • Wasco Palm Avenue Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 750 students
    0.7 miles
    1017 Palm Ave.
    Wasco, CA 93280
    (661) 758-7130
    0.7 K-6 750
  • Wasco Wasco Independence High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 107 students
    0.7 miles
    1445 Poso Dr.
    Wasco, CA 93280
    (661) 758-7450
    0.7 9-12 107

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