PROFICIENCY 40% 5% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Central Unified
62%Fresno
38%California

James K. Polk Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Central Unified" in Fresno, CA. There are a total of 884 students and 27 teachers at James K. Polk Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 33 to 1. There are a total of 481 free lunch students and 100 reduced lunch students.

James K. Polk Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 40.0%, which is 5% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students884
Teachers27
Student/Teacher ratio33:1
Free lunch481
Reduced lunch100

 

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 James K. Polk 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
All35%
350-54%
420-24%
525-29%
635-39%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All45%
340-44%
430-34%
545-49%
655-59%
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.

James K. Polk Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 12.2% 17.0% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 9.1% 10.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 20.1% 14.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 56.5% 55.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 1.9% 3.1% 3.1%

Fresno demographics profile

StatisticFresnoCaliforniaNational
Population513,80739,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,52425691
Median age30.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Speak English57%56%79%
Speak Spanish29%29%13%

Education level achieved in Fresno

IndexFresnoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade74.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school72.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college52.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%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 James K. Polk Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.