1959 Sunsprite Dr.
Union City, CA 94587
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Tom Kitayama Elementary School serves 696 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 696 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 27:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Tom Kitayama Elementary School's student population of 696 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
696 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Tom Kitayama Elementary School is 0.67, 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
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
57%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
57%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
27:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
45%
12%
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Hispanic
34%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
10%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 Tom Kitayama Elementary School's ranking?

Tom Kitayama Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Most diverse schools (Top 20%).

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

57% 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 Tom Kitayama Elementary School?

696 students attend Tom Kitayama Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

45% of Tom Kitayama Elementary School students are Asian, 34% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Tom Kitayama Elementary School?

Tom Kitayama Elementary School has a student ration of 27:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Tom Kitayama Elementary School offer ?

Tom Kitayama Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Tom Kitayama Elementary School part of?

Tom Kitayama Elementary School is part of New Haven Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 696 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 27:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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