PROFICIENCY 32% 16% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%Arcata Elementary
49%Arcata
38%California

Arcata Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Arcata Elementary" in Arcata, CA. There are a total of 291 students and 17 teachers at Arcata Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 178 free lunch students and 22 reduced lunch students.

Arcata Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.0%, which is 16% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students291
Teachers16.7
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch178
Reduced lunch22

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Arcata Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All25-29%
340-49%
420-29%
511-19%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All35-39%
340-49%
420-29%
540-49%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Arcata Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 61.4% 72.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.2% 1.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.2% 3.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 16.3% 11.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 6.0% 2.9% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.3% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 10.7% 8.3% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Six Rivers Charter High35%0.4Arcata, CA
Arcata High62%0.4Arcata, CA
Trillium Charter30%0.5Arcata, CA
Coastal Grove Charter57%0.8Arcata, CA
Fuente Nueva Charter40%0.8Arcata, CA
Pacific Union Elementary41%0.9Arcata, CA
Laurel Tree Charter32%1.2Arcata, CA
Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy65%1.4Arcata, CA
Union Street Charter75%1.4Arcata, CA
Sunny Brae Middle School48%2.0Arcata, CA
Jacoby Creek69%2.6Arcata, CA
Mckinleyville Middle School41%4.5McKinleyville, CA

Arcata demographics profile

StatisticArcataCaliforniaNational
Population17,77538,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,95523291
Median age24.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)26%52%55%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish10%29%13%

Education level achieved in Arcata

IndexArcataCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college79.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors49.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters20.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.8%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Arcata Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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