Samuel W. Simpson Elementary School

1050 S. Lilac Ave.
Rialto, CA 92376
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Samuel W. Simpson Elementary School serves 638 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (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 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 638 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Samuel W. Simpson Elementary School's student population of 638 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
638 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Samuel W. Simpson Elementary School is 0.20, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
42%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
57%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
89%
56%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
4%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.20
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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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?
42% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Samuel W. Simpson Elementary School?
638 students attend Samuel W. Simpson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Samuel W. Simpson Elementary School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Samuel W. Simpson Elementary School?
Samuel W. Simpson Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Samuel W. Simpson Elementary School offer ?
Samuel W. Simpson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Samuel W. Simpson Elementary School part of?
Samuel W. Simpson Elementary School is part of Rialto Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 638 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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