Oak Grove Elementary School

1873 W. Mulberry Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Oak Grove Elementary School serves 598 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Oak Grove Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 45% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Oak Grove Elementary School's student population of 598 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students598 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Oak Grove Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Oak Grove Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Oak Grove Elementary School is 0.44, 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
#4753 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
73%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
18%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.440.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBurton Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Oak Grove Elementary School is Monache High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Burton Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is William R. Buckley Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Porterville Monache High School Math: 27% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,969 student
    0.4 miles
    960 N. Newcomb St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 782-7150
    0.4 9-12 1,969
  • Porterville Burton Middle School Math: 11% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 588 students
    0.9 miles
    1155 N. Elderwood St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 781-2671
    0.9 7-8 588
  • Porterville William R. Buckley Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 571 students
    0.9 miles
    2573 W. W.field Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 788-6412
    0.9 K-6 571
  • Porterville Burton Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 585 students
    1.0 miles
    2375 W. Morton St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 784-2401
    1 K-6 585
  • Porterville Prospect Education Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 78 students
    1.0 miles
    645 N. Prospect St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 782-7095
    1 K-12 78

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