Peggy Heller Elementary School

  • Peggy Heller Elementary School serves 575 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (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 61% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Peggy Heller Elementary School's student population of 575 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students575 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peggy Heller Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Peggy Heller 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#3676 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio30:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
11%
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Hispanic
64%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
28%
24%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Peggy Heller Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.510.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Peggy Heller 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 NameAtwater Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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