Wade Thomas Elementary School

150 Ross Ave.
San Anselmo, CA 94960
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 321 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Wade Thomas Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 5% in CA
  • : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Wade Thomas Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Wade Thomas Elementary School's student population of 321 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
321 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Wade Thomas Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Wade Thomas Elementary School is 0.47, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
#382 out of 9602 schools
(Top 5%)
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70-74%
33%
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80-84%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wade Thomas Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
10%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
71%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.47
This chart display the diversity score of Wade Thomas Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wade Thomas Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wade Thomas Elementary School's ranking?
Wade Thomas Elementary School is ranked #382 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in California.
What schools are Wade Thomas Elementary School often compared to?
Wade Thomas Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Brookside Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Wade Thomas Elementary School?
321 students attend Wade Thomas Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Wade Thomas Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wade Thomas Elementary School?
Wade Thomas Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Wade Thomas Elementary School offer ?
Wade Thomas Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Wade Thomas Elementary School part of?
Wade Thomas Elementary School is part of Ross Valley Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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