Mitchell Community Elementary School

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Tel: (661)252-9110
  • Mitchell Community Elementary School serves 625 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Mitchell Community Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Mitchell Community Elementary School operates within the Sulphur Springs Union School District.

School Overview

  • Mitchell Community Elementary School's student population of 625 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students625 students
Gender %Mitchell Community Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Students by GradeMitchell Community Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Mitchell Community Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mitchell Community Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
Asian
6%
11%
Hispanic
52%
54%
Black
8%
6%
White
30%
24%
Two or more races
4%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsMitchell Community Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Mitchell Community Elementary School is Sulphur Springs Union School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Sulphur Springs Union School District's student population of 5,383 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,970 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,527 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameSulphur Springs Union School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    9
    4
    Number of Students Managed5,3831,585
    Sulphur Springs Union School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    59%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$55 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$53 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,970$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,527$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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    The academic programs at Mitchell are very good; most of the teachers make learning fun and easy for children. However, there are no music or art classes available due to budget cuts. The P.E. is truly awful; it is too taxing on students (grades 5-6). More than one child has vomited and another fainted. In addition to all of these problems, the principal has made changes that alienate parents and kids.
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