Munsey Elementary School

3801 Brave Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Munsey Elementary School serves 650 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Munsey 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Munsey Elementary School's student population of 650 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students650 students
This chart display total students of Munsey Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Munsey Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Munsey Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Munsey Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Munsey Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Munsey Elementary School is 0.53, 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 Testing Rank
#6776 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Munsey Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Munsey 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Munsey 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Munsey Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Munsey Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Munsey Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
65%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Munsey Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
20%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Munsey Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
10%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Munsey Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Munsey Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Munsey Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.530.64
This chart display the diversity score of Munsey Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Munsey Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Munsey Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBakersfield City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Munsey Elementary School is Tierra Del Sol Continuation High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Curran Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:

School Reviews

Review Munsey Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about why technical public high schools are earning attention for their unique career-training opportunities.
In light of an upcoming study on Montessori education in South Carolina, as well as the growing popularity of the Montessori Method in public charter schools, we’ll take a look at the principles behind Montessori education and whether it is an effective method for preparing some students for the professional world or higher education.
Some educators and community leaders are pushing for more math and science at the high school level. Is the move really necessary and if so, how do schools get students more interested in these STEM subjects?