Wesley Gaines

  • Wesley Gaines serves 432 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Wesley Gaines's student population of 432 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students432 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wesley Gaines's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wesley Gaines is 0.13, 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#3469 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
93%
54%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
n/a
24%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.130.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParamount Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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