Tom Kitayama Elementary School

  • Tom Kitayama Elementary School serves 811 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Tom Kitayama Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • Tom Kitayama Elementary School's student population of 811 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students811 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tom Kitayama Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tom Kitayama Elementary School is 0.66, which is more 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 School Rank#2614 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
42%
12%
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Hispanic
40%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
8%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tom Kitayama Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.660.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Haven Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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