Wayside Elementary School

  • Wayside Elementary School serves 775 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 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 76%.

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School Overview

  • Wayside Elementary School's student population of 775 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students775 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wayside Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wayside Elementary School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#7271 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wayside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wayside 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Wayside Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wayside Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
86%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wayside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wayside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
4%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wayside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Wayside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wayside Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.250.41
This chart display the diversity score of Wayside Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wayside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wayside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBakersfield City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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