University Park Elementary School

  • University Park Elementary School serves 522 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • University Park 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • University Park Elementary School's student population of 522 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students522 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • University Park Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 22:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of University Park Elementary School is 0.22, which is less 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#8623 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
88%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
7%
23%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in University Park Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.220.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalinas City Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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