William Penn Elementary School serves 273 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 273 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 91%
- Math Proficiency: 30-34%
- Reading Proficiency: 50-54%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
William Penn Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
William Penn Elementary School's student population of 273 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of William Penn Elementary School is 0.33, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend William Penn Elementary School?
273 students attend William Penn Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of William Penn Elementary School students are Hispanic, 9% of students are White, 6% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of William Penn Elementary School?
William Penn Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does William Penn Elementary School offer ?
William Penn Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is William Penn Elementary School part of?
William Penn Elementary School is part of Bakersfield City School District.
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