West Putnam Elementary School

  • West Putnam Elementary School serves 484 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Putnam 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

West Putnam Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • West Putnam Elementary School's student population of 484 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students484 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Putnam Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Putnam Elementary School is 0.19, 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 School Rank#7202 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
90%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
6%
23%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.190.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Putnam Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePorterville Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to West Putnam Elementary School is Burton Horizon Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Porterville Burton Horizon Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 98 students
    0.2 miles
    1414 W. Olive Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-4748
    0.2 K-12 98
  • Porterville Prospect Education Center Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 78 students
    0.6 miles
    645 N. Prospect St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7095
    0.6 K-12 78
  • Porterville Monache High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,969 student
    0.9 miles
    960 N. Newcomb St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7150
    0.9 9-12 1,969
  • Porterville Summit Charter Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 2,023 students
    1.0 miles
    175 S. Mathew St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-5902
    1.0 K-12 2,023
  • Porterville Porterville High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,925 student
    1.1 miles
    465 W. Olive Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7210
    1.1 9-12 1,925

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