679 Second St.
Upper Lake, CA 95485
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Upper Lake Elementary School serves 339 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Upper Lake Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 339 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Upper Lake Elementary School's student population of 339 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
339 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Upper Lake Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Upper Lake Elementary School is 0.61, 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
#4068 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
22:1
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American Indian
8%
n/a
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
31%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
54%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

2   1/29/2020
The teachers seem caring and committed, but the school does not have the personnel or funding needed to create a well-rounded experience for all children to succeed. Children who need speech therapy or aides due to learning challenges or special needs do not have them. Children who need step-by-step instruction are overlooked, not because of a lack of empathy but because one teacher to twenty-two students can not attend to each student's special needs. No speech therapy is offered on campus at this time to my knowledge.
- Posted by Parent - Disappointed
2   10/27/2014
My child has special needs and fell and got seriously hurt at the school during school time, this was not properly dealt with, not enough safety procedures and due to health issues a more modified day is needed, but not given. This school is not equipped or safe for children who have special needs.
- Posted by Parent - ninaa
2   10/5/2010
The administrators are incompetent and unprofessional. Being a small, rural school district, there are a lot of cut corners in providing services to special education students. There is a lack of knowledge of state/fed laws, or perhaps a lack of caring. There are some very good and dedicated regular education teachers, despite the lack of good leadership.
- Posted by Parent - justm

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 339 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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