PROFICIENCY 57% 50% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
53%Berkeley Unified
53%Berkeley
38%California

Emerson Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Berkeley Unified" in Berkeley, CA. There are a total of 295 students and 14 teachers at Emerson Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 82 free lunch students and 22 reduced lunch students.

Emerson Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 57.0%, which is 50% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students295
Teachers14.22
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch82
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 Emerson 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
All55-59%
350-59%
450-59%
550-59%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All55-59%
340-49%
450-59%
560-69%
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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Emerson Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 34.9% 37.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 21.1% 19.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 8.2% 8.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 23.0% 21.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 12.2% 12.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Willard Middle School53%0.3Berkeley, CA
John Muir Elementary45%0.4Berkeley, CA
Leconte Elementary42%0.6Berkeley, CA
Chabot Elementary78%0.9Oakland, CA
Peralta Elementary82%0.9Oakland, CA
Claremont Middle School33%1.1Oakland, CA
Berkeley High56%1.1Berkeley, CA
Sankofa Academy9%1.2Oakland, CA
Washington Elementary64%1.2Berkeley, CA
Kaiser Elementary45%1.3Oakland, CA
Malcolm X Elementary59%1.3Berkeley, CA
Berkeley Arts Magnet At Whittier67%1.5Berkeley, CA

Berkeley demographics profile

StatisticBerkeleyCaliforniaNational
Population118,58538,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)11,32223291
Median age31.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)36%52%55%
Speak English72%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%

Education level achieved in Berkeley

IndexBerkeleyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade95.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college88.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree76.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors71.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters38.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree15.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate9.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Emerson 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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