Thomas Olaeta Elementary School

2266 High St.
Atwater, CA 95301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Thomas Olaeta Elementary School serves 519 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is equal to the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 519 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Thomas Olaeta Elementary School's student population of 519 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Thomas Olaeta Elementary School is 0.49, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
40%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
57%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
69%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
19%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (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?
40% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Thomas Olaeta Elementary School?
519 students attend Thomas Olaeta Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Thomas Olaeta Elementary School students are Hispanic, 19% of students are White, 5% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thomas Olaeta Elementary School?
Thomas Olaeta Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Thomas Olaeta Elementary School offer ?
Thomas Olaeta Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Thomas Olaeta Elementary School part of?
Thomas Olaeta Elementary School is part of Atwater Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 519 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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