PROFICIENCY 60% 58% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
66%Fountain Valley Elementary
62%Fountain Valley

Cox (james H.) Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Fountain Valley Elementary" in Fountain Valley, CA. There are a total of 744 students and 26 teachers at Cox (james H.) Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 146 free lunch students and 69 reduced lunch students.

Cox (james H.) Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 60.0%, which is 58% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch146
Reduced lunch69


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 Cox (james H.) 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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Cox (james H.) Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 25.8% 41.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.0% 0.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 42.3% 35.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 23.3% 15.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.2% 5.2% 3.1% 3.1%

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Fountain Valley demographics profile

StatisticFountain ValleyCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)6,24623291
Median age43.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Speak English59%56%79%
Speak Spanish9%29%13%

Education level achieved in Fountain Valley

IndexFountain ValleyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade89.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school88.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college75.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%
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