1000 Union Ave.
Avenal, CA 93204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Tamarack Elementary School serves 428 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Tamarack 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% 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: 428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Tamarack Elementary School's student population of 428 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Tamarack Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Tamarack Elementary School is 0.04, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9206 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
98%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
1%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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?

11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Tamarack Elementary School?

428 students attend Tamarack Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

98% of Tamarack Elementary School students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.

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

Tamarack Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Tamarack Elementary School offer ?

Tamarack Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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