PROFICIENCY 42% 10% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%Colfax Elementary

Colfax Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Colfax Elementary" in Colfax, CA. There are a total of 320 students and 19 teachers at Colfax Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 112 free lunch students and 52 reduced lunch students.

Colfax Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.0%, which is 10% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch112
Reduced lunch52


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 Colfax 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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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Colfax Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 84.0% 84.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.1% 1.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 0.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.7% 9.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.8% 2.8% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 1.1% 3.1% 3.1%

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Colfax demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,55723291
Median age32.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English95%56%79%
Speak Spanish2%29%13%

Education level achieved in Colfax

Completed 8th grade93.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college64.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Colfax 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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