PROFICIENCY 30% 23% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%Panama-Buena Vista Union
31%Bakersfield
38%California

Panama Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Panama-Buena Vista Union" in Bakersfield, CA. There are a total of 799 students and 34 teachers at Panama Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 417 free lunch students and 137 reduced lunch students.

Panama Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 23% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students799
Teachers33.72
Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch417
Reduced lunch137

 

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 Panama 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
All23%
340-44%
420-24%
510-14%
615-19%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All36%
340-44%
425-29%
535-39%
640-44%
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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Panama Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 16.1% 23.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 7.3% 9.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 11.3% 9.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 63.2% 55.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.9% 1.2% 3.1% 3.1%

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Golden Valley High33%2.7Bakersfield, CA
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Donald E. Suburu32%2.9Bakersfield, CA
Leon H. Ollivier Middle School22%3.1Bakersfield, 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 Panama Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.