PROFICIENCY 44% 16% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
33%Hanford Elementary
35%Hanford
38%California

Joseph M. Simas is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Hanford Elementary" in Hanford, CA. There are a total of 511 students and 20 teachers at Joseph M. Simas, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 210 free lunch students and 59 reduced lunch students.

Joseph M. Simas has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.0%, which is 16% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students511
Teachers20
Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch210
Reduced lunch59

 

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 Joseph M. Simas, 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
All37%
355-59%
425-29%
525-29%
635-39%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All51%
365-69%
440-44%
550-54%
640-44%
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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Joseph M. Simas race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 31.2% 17.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 4.0% 5.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 5.5% 2.4% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 56.4% 71.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.6% 1.8% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Jefferson Charter Academy62%0.9Hanford, CA
Monroe Elementary36%1.0Hanford, CA
Woodrow Wilson Junior High36%1.1Hanford, CA
Hanford West High37%1.1Hanford, CA
Frontier Elementary45%1.2Hanford, CA
Hanford High42%1.2Hanford, CA
Sierra Pacific High40%1.4Hanford, CA
Crossroads Charter15%1.6Hanford, CA
George Washington Elementary33%1.6Hanford, CA
Pioneer Middle School48%1.9Hanford, CA
Roosevelt Elementary28%2.0Hanford, CA
Lee Richmond Elementary22%2.2Hanford, CA

Hanford demographics profile

StatisticHanfordCaliforniaNational
Population54,91238,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,24723291
Median age31.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Speak English65%56%79%
Speak Spanish29%29%13%

Education level achieved in Hanford

IndexHanfordCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade81.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college56.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%
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