PROFICIENCY 53% 38% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
55%Glendale Unified
44%Glendale
38%California

Balboa Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Glendale Unified" in Glendale, CA. There are a total of 743 students and 26 teachers at Balboa Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 326 free lunch students and 67 reduced lunch students.

Balboa Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 52.5%, which is 38% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students743
Teachers26
Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch326
Reduced lunch67

 

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 Balboa 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
All50%
355-59%
440-44%
545-49%
650-54%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All55%
355-59%
440-44%
560-64%
660-64%
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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Balboa Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 74.0% 54.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.5% 1.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 4.5% 11.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 15.2% 22.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 2.1% 6.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.7% 2.8% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Joaquin Miller Elementary62%0.7Burbank, CA
Thomas Jefferson Elementary52%0.7Glendale, CA
Mark Keppel Elementary61%1.3Glendale, CA
Herbert Hoover High49%1.4Glendale, CA
Eleanor J. Toll Middle School42%1.4Glendale, CA
Benjamin Franklin Elementary55%1.4Glendale, CA
Ralph Emerson Elementary50%1.4Burbank, CA
Burbank High59%1.7Burbank, CA
William Mckinley Elementary40%1.7Burbank, CA
John Muir Middle School51%1.8Burbank, CA
Walt Disney Elementary45%2.1Burbank, CA
David Starr Jordan Middle School42%2.1Burbank, CA

Glendale demographics profile

StatisticGlendaleCaliforniaNational
Population197,89538,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6,50323291
Median age41.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%52%55%
Speak English30%56%79%
Speak Spanish15%29%13%

Education level achieved in Glendale

IndexGlendaleCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade85.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters13.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.6%1.3%
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