5 Lenox Way
San Francisco, CA 94127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
West Portal Elementary School serves 575 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
West Portal Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (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 65% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 575 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West Portal Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

West Portal Elementary School's student population of 575 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
575 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

West Portal Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 West Portal Elementary School is 0.61, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1464 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
57%
12%
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Hispanic
7%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
16%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
19%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Portal Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 575 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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