Mcnear Elementary School

605 Sunnyslope Ave.
Petaluma, CA 94952
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 323 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Mcnear Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 323 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : 51%
  • : 52%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mcnear Elementary School's student population of 323 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
323 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Mcnear Elementary School is 0.44, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
51%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mcnear 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 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
52%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mcnear 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
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Mcnear Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Mcnear Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
3%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mcnear Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
20%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mcnear Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mcnear Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
72%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mcnear Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Mcnear Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Mcnear Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mcnear Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.44
This chart display the diversity score of Mcnear Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mcnear 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
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mcnear 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: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Mcnear Elementary School often compared to?
Mcnear Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Grant Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
51% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Mcnear Elementary School?
323 students attend Mcnear Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Mcnear Elementary School students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mcnear Elementary School?
Mcnear Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Mcnear Elementary School offer ?
Mcnear Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Mcnear Elementary School part of?
Mcnear Elementary School is part of Petaluma City Elementary School District.

School Reviews

4   11/2/2020
I really like this school. We have a really strong PTA and it supports many amazing things at the school. I do wish it was a bit more diverse. But we have many strong programs to help non-english-speaking families.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - D.D. Riddle

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 323 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : 51%
  • : 52%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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