Peggy Heller Elementary School

201 Lake View Dr.
Atwater, CA 95301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Peggy Heller Elementary School serves 573 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Peggy Heller 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Peggy Heller Elementary School's student population of 573 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 Students573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Rankings

Peggy Heller Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Peggy Heller Elementary School is 0.52, 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
#2995 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
64%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
26%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAtwater Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Peggy Heller Elementary School is Valley Atwater Community (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bellevue Senior Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bellevue Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Atwater Bellevue Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 656 students
    0.9 miles
    1020 E. Bellevue Rd.
    Atwater, CA 95301
    (209) 357-6140
    0.9 K-6 656
  • Atwater Bellevue Senior Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 185 students
    0.9 miles
    1020 E. Bellevue Rd.
    Atwater, CA 95301
    (209) 357-6140
    0.9 7-8 185
  • Atwater Elmer Wood Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 543 students
    1.0 miles
    1271 W. Bellevue Rd.
    Atwater, CA 95301
    (209) 357-6143
    1 K-6 543
  • Atwater Thomas Olaeta Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 617 students
    1.0 miles
    2266 High St.
    Atwater, CA 95301
    (209) 357-6148
    1 K-6 617
  • Merced Valley Atwater Community Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 72 students
    1.0 miles
    1800 Matthew Ave.
    Merced, CA 95341
    (209) 381-4550
    1 6-12 72

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