Kern Avenue Elementary School

  • Kern Avenue Elementary School serves 707 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (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 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kern Avenue 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 student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Kern Avenue Elementary School's student population of 707 students has declined by 38% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 48% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students707 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kern Avenue 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kern Avenue Elementary School is 0.04, 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#7554 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
98%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
2%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Diversity Score0.040.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kern Avenue 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 NameMcfarland Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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