9937 Poplar Ave.
Fontana, CA 92335
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Poplar Elementary School serves 538 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 538 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Poplar Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Poplar Elementary School's student population of 538 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
538 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Poplar Elementary School is 0.06, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
27%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
41%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
97%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
2%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Poplar Elementary School's ranking?

Poplar Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Poplar Elementary School?

538 students attend Poplar Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

97% of Poplar Elementary School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Poplar Elementary School?

Poplar Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Poplar Elementary School offer ?

Poplar Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

What school district is Poplar Elementary School part of?

Poplar Elementary School is part of Fontana Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 538 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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