Shields (Lester W.) Elementary School served 601 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 was lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment was 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2007-2008 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (06-07)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2007-2008 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
How many students attend Shields (Lester W.) Elementary School?
601 students attend Shields (Lester W.) Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Shields (Lester W.) Elementary School students are Hispanic, 21% of students are Asian, 3% of students are White, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Shields (Lester W.) Elementary School?
Shields (Lester W.) Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Shields (Lester W.) Elementary School offer ?
Shields (Lester W.) Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Shields (Lester W.) Elementary School part of?
Shields (Lester W.) Elementary School is part of Alum Rock Union Elementary School District.
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