Walter Hays Elementary School
Walter Hays Elementary School serves 389 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Walter Hays Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
Walter Hays Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Walter Hays Elementary School's student population of 389 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Walter Hays Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Walter Hays Elementary School is 0.73, 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 Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#245 out of 9659 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education
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