Malaga Elementary School

3910 S. Ward Ave.
Fresno, CA 93725
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Malaga Elementary School serves 199 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Malaga 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 199 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Malaga Elementary School's student population of 199 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
199 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Malaga Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Malaga Elementary School is 0.27, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2274 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
85%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
8%
21%
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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
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Malaga Elementary School's ranking?
Malaga Elementary School is ranked #2274 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Malaga Elementary School?
199 students attend Malaga Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Malaga Elementary School students are Hispanic, 8% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Malaga Elementary School?
Malaga Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Malaga Elementary School offer ?
Malaga Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Malaga Elementary School part of?
Malaga Elementary School is part of Fowler Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 199 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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