Shirakawa (george Sr.) Elementary School

  • Shirakawa (george Sr.) Elementary School serves 814 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Shirakawa (george Sr.) Elementary School's student population of 814 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students814 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shirakawa (george Sr.) Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shirakawa (george Sr.) Elementary School is 0.60, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#1945 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shirakawa (george Sr.) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shirakawa (george Sr.) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
44%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Shirakawa (george Sr.) Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
46%
54%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
5%
24%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shirakawa (george Sr.) Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.600.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Shirakawa (george Sr.) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shirakawa (george Sr.) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFranklin-McKinley Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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