PROFICIENCY 68% 79% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%West Contra Costa Unified
45%El Cerrito

Madera Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "West Contra Costa Unified" in El Cerrito, CA. There are a total of 519 students and 19 teachers at Madera Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 82 free lunch students and 16 reduced lunch students.

Madera Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 68.0%, which is 79% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch82
Reduced lunch16


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 Madera 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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Madera Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 7.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 18.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 13.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 58.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 1.1% 3.1% 3.1%

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El Cerrito demographics profile

StatisticEl CerritoCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)6,74023291
Median age43.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Speak English65%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%

Education level achieved in El Cerrito

IndexEl CerritoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school93.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college84.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors61.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters30.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate7.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Madera 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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