Madera Elementary School

  • Madera Elementary School serves 508 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (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 68% (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 60% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Madera Elementary School's student population of 508 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students508 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Madera Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Madera Elementary School is 0.74, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#864 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Madera 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)
68%
48%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
26%
11%
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Hispanic
17%
54%
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Black
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Madera Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
40%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Madera Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Madera Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.740.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
49%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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 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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