Kensington Elementary School

  • Kensington Elementary School serves 507 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 82% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Kensington Elementary School's student population of 507 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students507 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kensington Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kensington Elementary School is 0.59, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#236 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kensington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kensington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Kensington Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 1991-92 school year data.
Asian
15%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Kensington Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kensington Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kensington Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
61%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kensington Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kensington Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.590.64
This chart display the diversity score of Kensington Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kensington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kensington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Contra Costa Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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