Wayne Van Horn Elementary School

5501 Kleinpell Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Wayne Van Horn Elementary School serves 625 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 625 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Wayne Van Horn Elementary School's student population of 625 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
625 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Wayne Van Horn Elementary School is 0.51, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
26%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
68%
56%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
10%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Wayne Van Horn Elementary School?
625 students attend Wayne Van Horn Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Wayne Van Horn Elementary School students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Black, 10% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wayne Van Horn Elementary School?
Wayne Van Horn Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Wayne Van Horn Elementary School offer ?
Wayne Van Horn Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Wayne Van Horn Elementary School part of?
Wayne Van Horn Elementary School is part of Panama-Buena Vista Union School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 625 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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