Madera Elementary School

8500 Madera Dr.
El Cerrito, CA 94530
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Madera Elementary School serves 439 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (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 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 439 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Madera Elementary School's student population of 439 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
439 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Madera Elementary School is 0.75, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
69%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
76%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Madera 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
21%
12%
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Hispanic
19%
56%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
39%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
16%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.75
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Madera Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Madera Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Madera Elementary School often compared to?
Madera Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Harding Elementary School, Fairmont Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Madera Elementary School?
439 students attend Madera Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
39% of Madera Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Asian, 19% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Madera Elementary School?
Madera Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Madera Elementary School offer ?
Madera Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Madera Elementary School part of?
Madera Elementary School is part of West Contra Costa Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 439 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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