627 Joshua Tree St.
Imperial, CA 92251
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
T. L. Waggoner Elementary School serves 627 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
T. L. Waggoner Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 56% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 627 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

T. L. Waggoner Elementary School's student population of 627 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
627 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

T. L. Waggoner Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 T. L. Waggoner Elementary School is 0.25, which is less 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
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3048 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
86%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
9%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

46% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend T. L. Waggoner Elementary School?

627 students attend T. L. Waggoner Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

86% of T. L. Waggoner Elementary School students are Hispanic, 9% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of T. L. Waggoner Elementary School?

T. L. Waggoner Elementary School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does T. L. Waggoner Elementary School offer ?

T. L. Waggoner Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 627 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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