26601 Calaroga Ave.
Hayward, CA 94545
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Southgate Elementary School serves 657 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Southgate Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 61% (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 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 657 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Southgate Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Southgate Elementary School's student population of 657 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
657 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Southgate Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Southgate Elementary School is 0.69, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2179 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
33%
12%
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Hispanic
44%
56%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
3%
22%
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Hawaiian
8%
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southgate Elementary School's ranking?

Southgate Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Southgate Elementary School?

657 students attend Southgate Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

44% of Southgate Elementary School students are Hispanic, 33% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Hawaiian, 6% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Southgate Elementary School?

Southgate Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Southgate Elementary School offer ?

Southgate Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

What school district is Southgate Elementary School part of?

Southgate Elementary School is part of Hayward Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 657 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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