PROFICIENCY 80% 110% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%West Contra Costa Unified
17%Kensington
38%California

Kensington Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "West Contra Costa Unified" in Kensington, CA. There are a total of 514 students and 20 teachers at Kensington Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 37 free lunch students and 4 reduced lunch students.

Kensington Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 80.0%, which is 110% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students514
Teachers19.8
Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch37
Reduced lunch4

 

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 Kensington 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
All76%
380-84%
475-79%
565-69%
670-79%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All84%
385-89%
480-84%
580-84%
680-89%
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.

Kensington Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White n/a 7.7% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 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%

Kensington demographics profile

StatisticKensingtonCaliforniaNational
Population29,99139,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)11,40525691
Median age33.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Speak English29%56%79%
Speak Spanish53%29%13%

Education level achieved in Kensington

IndexKensingtonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade64.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school60.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college38.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Kensington Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.