90 Highland Blvd.
Berkeley, CA 94708
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Kensington Elementary School serves 465 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Kensington Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (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 86% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 465 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Kensington Elementary School's student population of 465 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
465 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Kensington Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Kensington Elementary School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#365 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
13%
12%
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Hispanic
12%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
57%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
16%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kensington Elementary School's ranking?

Kensington Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 86% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Kensington Elementary School?

465 students attend Kensington Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

57% of Kensington Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Two or more races, 13% of students are Asian, 12% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Kensington Elementary School?

Kensington Elementary School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Kensington Elementary School offer ?

Kensington Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 465 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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