Wayside Elementary School

1000 Ming Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Wayside Elementary School serves 762 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Wayside 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (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 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Wayside Elementary School's student population of 762 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students762 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Rankings

Wayside Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Wayside Elementary School is 0.27, 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
#8163 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
85%
54%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
4%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.270.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wayside Elementary School is South High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Sequoia Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bakersfield Sequoia Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,110 student
    0.5 miles
    900 Belle Terr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661) 631-5940
    0.5 6-8 1,110
  • Bakersfield Frank West Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 720 students
    0.9 miles
    2400 Benton St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661) 631-5830
    0.9 K-5 720
  • Bakersfield Casa Loma Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 791 students
    1.0 miles
    525 E. Casa Loma Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93307
    (661) 631-5200
    1 K-5 791
  • Bakersfield South High School Math: 19% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,097 students
    1.0 miles
    1101 Planz Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661) 831-3680
    1 9-12 2,097
  • Bakersfield Evergreen Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 664 students
    1.1 miles
    2600 Rose Marie Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661) 631-5930
    1.1 K-5 664

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