7420 Locust Ave.
Fontana, CA 92336
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Locust Elementary School serves 373 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 373 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Locust Elementary School's student population of 373 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
373 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Locust Elementary School is 0.24, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
19%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
31%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
87%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
6%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Locust Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Locust Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Locust Elementary School's ranking?

Locust Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 20%).

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

19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Locust Elementary School?

373 students attend Locust Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

87% of Locust Elementary School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

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

Locust Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Locust Elementary School offer ?

Locust Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

What school district is Locust Elementary School part of?

Locust Elementary School is part of Fontana Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 373 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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