May Grisham Elementary School (Closed 2012)

610 Pinal St
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(School attendance zone shown in map)
May Grisham Elementary School served 488 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 69% (which was higher than the California state average of 58%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 66% (which was higher than the California state average of 56%) for the 2010-11 school year.
Minority enrollment was 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (09-10)
18 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
69%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
66%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of May Grisham 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 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
31%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
61%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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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
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in May Grisham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in May Grisham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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