Mark Keppel Elementary School

  • Mark Keppel Elementary School serves 1,042 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (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 70% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mark Keppel Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) 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 40% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Mark Keppel Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Mark Keppel Elementary School's student population of 1,042 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students1,042 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mark Keppel Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 27:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mark Keppel Elementary School is 0.56, which is less 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)#1344 out of 9584 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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Asian
28%
12%
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Hispanic
8%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
60%
23%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.560.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlendale Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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