Sequoia Elementary School

Tel: (714)894-7271
  • Sequoia Elementary School serves 393 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Sequoia Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Sequoia Elementary School operates within the Westminster School District.

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School Overview

  • Sequoia Elementary School's student population of 393 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students393 students
Gender %Sequoia Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Students by GradeSequoia Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Sequoia Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sequoia Elementary School is 0.68, 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)
51%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
25%
11%
Hispanic
45%
54%
Black
2%
6%
White
25%
24%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsSequoia Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.680.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Sequoia Elementary School is Westminster School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Westminster School District's student population of 9,396 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,464 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 $10,021 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four school years.
    School District NameWestminster School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    17
    4
    Number of Students Managed9,3961,585
    Westminster School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    50%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    55%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$91 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$96 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,464$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,021$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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