Quartz Hill Elementary School

  • Quartz Hill Elementary School serves 800 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 34% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Quartz Hill Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Quartz Hill Elementary School operates within the Westside Union Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • Quartz Hill Elementary School's student population of 800 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students800 students
Gender %Quartz Hill Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Students by GradeQuartz Hill Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Quartz Hill Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Quartz Hill Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio29:124:1
Asian
1%
11%
Hispanic
47%
54%
Black
8%
6%
White
38%
24%
Two or more races
6%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsQuartz Hill Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Quartz Hill Elementary School is Westside Union Elementary School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Westside Union Elementary School District's student population of 9,067 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,291 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $7,597 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four school years.
    School District NameWestside Union Elementary School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    13
    4
    Number of Students Managed9,0671,585
    Westside Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    34%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    48%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$72 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$66 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,291$11,049
    District Spending / Student$7,597$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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