Katherine Elementary School

5455 Katherine St.
Simi Valley, CA 93063
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Katherine Elementary School serves 359 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Katherine Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Katherine Elementary School's student population of 359 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students359 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Katherine Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Katherine Elementary School is 0.63, 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
#4710 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
31%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
52%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSimi Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Katherine Elementary School is Simi Valley High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Valley View Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Knolls Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Simi Valley Simi Valley High School Math: 35% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,251 students
    0.9 miles
    5400 Cochran St.
    Simi Valley, CA 93063
    (805) 577-1400
    0.9 9-12 2,251
  • Simi Valley Knolls Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 225 students
    1.1 miles
    6334 Katherine Rd.
    Simi Valley, CA 93063
    (805) 520-6735
    1.1 K-6 225
  • Simi Valley White Oak Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 448 students
    1.3 miles
    2201 Alscott Ave.
    Simi Valley, CA 93063
    (805) 520-6617
    1.3 K-6 448
  • Simi Valley Santa Susana Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 330 students
    1.7 miles
    4300 Apricot Rd.
    Simi Valley, CA 93063
    (805) 520-6765
    1.7 K-6 330
  • Simi Valley Garden Grove Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 363 students
    2.2 miles
    2250 N. Tracy Ave.
    Simi Valley, CA 93063
    (805) 520-6700
    2.2 K-6 363

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