Quartz Hill Elementary School

  • Quartz Hill Elementary School serves 847 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Quartz Hill Elementary School's student population of 847 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students847 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Quartz Hill Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Quartz Hill Elementary School is 0.64, which is equal to 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#6064 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
11%
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Hispanic
47%
54%
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Black
10%
6%
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White
36%
24%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Quartz Hill Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.640.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestside Union Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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