Peggy Heller Elementary School serves 728 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
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 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 728 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 77%
- Math Proficiency: 44%
- Reading Proficiency: 58%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Peggy Heller Elementary School's student population of 728 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 78% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Peggy Heller Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Peggy Heller Elementary School?
728 students attend Peggy Heller Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Peggy Heller Elementary School students are Hispanic, 23% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Peggy Heller Elementary School?
Peggy Heller Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Peggy Heller Elementary School offer ?
Peggy Heller Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Peggy Heller Elementary School part of?
Peggy Heller Elementary School is part of Atwater Elementary School District.
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