Panama Elementary School

9400 Stine Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93313
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Panama Elementary School serves 854 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Panama Elementary School placed in the bottom 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 33% (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 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Panama Elementary School's student population of 854 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-6
Total Students854 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Panama 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 Panama Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#4949 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
68%
54%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
14%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePanama-Buena Vista Union School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Panama Elementary School is Ridgeview High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stonecreek Junior High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Douglas J. Miller Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bakersfield Ridgeview High School Math: 17% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,529 students
    0.5 miles
    8501 Stine Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661) 398-3100
    0.5 9-12 2,529
  • Bakersfield Stonecreek Junior High School Math: 27% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 969 students
    1.0 miles
    8000 Akers Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661) 834-4521
    1 7-8 969
  • Bakersfield Douglas J. Miller Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 1,137 student
    1.4 miles
    7345 Mountain Ridge Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661) 836-6689
    1.4 K-6 1,137
  • Bakersfield Berkshire Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 990 students
    1.5 miles
    3900 Berkshire Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661) 834-9472
    1.5 K-6 990
  • Bakersfield Granite Pointe Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 944 students
    1.8 miles
    2900 Berkshire Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661) 837-6040
    1.8 K-5 944

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