Sylvia Cassell Elementary School

  • Sylvia Cassell Elementary School serves 406 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sylvia Cassell 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Sylvia Cassell Elementary School's student population of 406 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sylvia Cassell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Sylvia Cassell Elementary School is 0.29, 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#6568 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sylvia Cassell 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
15%
12%
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Hispanic
83%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sylvia Cassell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sylvia Cassell Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sylvia Cassell Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sylvia Cassell Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.290.64
This chart display the diversity score of Sylvia Cassell Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sylvia Cassell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sylvia Cassell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlum Rock Union Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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