2573 W. W.field Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
William R. Buckley Elementary School serves 571 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
William R. Buckley 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (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 48% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

William R. Buckley Elementary School's student population of 571 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
571 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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Students by Grade
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Date
Last Day of School-Minimum Day
June 03, 2022 (Friday)

School Rankings

William R. Buckley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 William R. Buckley Elementary School is 0.53, 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 Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4930 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of William R. Buckley 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of William R. Buckley 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
23:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in William R. Buckley Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
64%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in William R. Buckley Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
23%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in William R. Buckley Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in William R. Buckley Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
This chart display the diversity score of William R. Buckley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in William R. Buckley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in William R. Buckley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 571 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 50%)

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