Oster Elementary School

  • Oster Elementary School serves 581 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 82% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 82% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Oster Elementary School's student population of 581 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students581 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oster Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oster Elementary School is 0.71, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#308 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oster 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
34%
11%
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Hispanic
16%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Oster Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
37%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Oster Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oster Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.710.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Oster Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oster Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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