King (thomas Starr) Elementary School

  • King (thomas Starr) Elementary School serves 323 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • King (thomas Starr) Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • King (thomas Starr) Elementary School's student population of 323 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students323 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • King (thomas Starr) Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of King (thomas Starr) Elementary School is 0.79, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#3176 out of 9584 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
33%
12%
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Hispanic
16%
54%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
10%
23%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
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Two or more races
24%
4%
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Diversity Score0.790.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Francisco Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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