Voorhies Elementary School

  • Voorhies Elementary School serves 953 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (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 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Voorhies 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 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Voorhies Elementary School's student population of 953 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students953 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Voorhies 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 diversity score of Voorhies Elementary School is 0.19, 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 Testing Rank#6830 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
90%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
6%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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 Voorhies Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.190.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBakersfield City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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