PROFICIENCY 55% 43% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
23%Bakersfield City
31%Bakersfield
38%California

Downtown Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Bakersfield City" in Bakersfield, CA. There are a total of 314 students and 14 teachers at Downtown Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 27 free lunch students and 34 reduced lunch students.

Downtown Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.5%, which is 43% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students314
Teachers14
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch27
Reduced lunch34

 

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 Downtown 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
All50-54%
350-59%
430-39%
550-59%
650-59%
740-59%
840-59%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All55-59%
360-69%
430-39%
560-69%
650-59%
760-79%
860-79%
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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Downtown Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 41.3% 10.1% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 8.7% 8.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 1.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 45.0% 78.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.1% 1.3% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Bakersfield High32%0.7Bakersfield, CA
Franklin Elementary46%0.9Bakersfield, CA
Valley Oaks Charter28%1.0Bakersfield, CA
William Penn Elementary30%1.1Bakersfield, CA
Longfellow Elementary10%1.1Bakersfield, CA
Emerson Middle School13%1.3Bakersfield, CA
Stella I. Hills Elementary11%1.3Bakersfield, CA
Mckinley Elementary12%1.3Bakersfield, CA
Bessie E. Owens Intermediate37%1.4Bakersfield, CA
Bessie E. Owens Primary25%1.5Bakersfield, CA
Roosevelt Elementary12%1.6Bakersfield, CA
Jefferson Elementary18%1.8Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield demographics profile

StatisticBakersfieldCaliforniaNational
Population367,55538,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,45523291
Median age30.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%52%55%
Speak English59%56%79%
Speak Spanish34%29%13%

Education level achieved in Bakersfield

IndexBakersfieldCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade77.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school76.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college54.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Downtown 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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