Shaffer Elementary School

722-055 Highway 395 N.
Litchfield, CA 96117
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Shaffer Elementary School serves 166 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Shaffer 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Shaffer Elementary School's student population of 166 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students166 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Rankings

Shaffer Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Shaffer Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5923 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:123:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
32%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
57%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShaffer Union Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Shaffer Elementary School is Lassen County Special Education (10.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Janesville Elementary School (9.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Janesville Janesville Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 352 students
    9.4 miles
    464-555 Main St.
    Janesville, CA 96114
    (530) 253-3551
    9.4 K-8 352
  • Susanville Juniper Ridge Elementary School
    Grades: K-8 | 7 students
    10.4 miles
    709-855 Termo-grasshopper Rd.
    Susanville, CA 96130
    (530) 251-8938
    10.4 K-8 7
  • Susanville Lassen County Special Education Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 6 students
    10.4 miles
    472-013 Johnstonville Rd. N.
    Susanville, CA 96130
    (530) 257-2196
    10.4 K-12 6
  • Susanville Lassen Rop Vocational School
    Grades: 11-12
    10.4 miles
    472-013 Johnstonville Rd. N.
    Susanville, CA 96130
    (530) 252-1673
    10.4 11-12 n/a
  • Susanville Johnstonville Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 199 students
    10.9 miles
    704-795 Bangham Ln.
    Susanville, CA 96130
    (530) 257-2471
    10.9 K-8 199

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