PROFICIENCY 31% 19% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
25%Empire Union Elementary

Bernard L. Hughes Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Empire Union Elementary" in Modesto, CA. There are a total of 509 students and 19 teachers at Bernard L. Hughes Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 308 free lunch students and 105 reduced lunch students.

Bernard L. Hughes Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 31.0%, which is 19% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch308
Reduced lunch105


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 Bernard L. Hughes 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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Bernard L. Hughes Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 21.7% 26.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 5.0% 4.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 6.8% 4.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 56.4% 58.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 1.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 2.6% 1.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.8% 3.0% 3.1% 3.1%

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Modesto demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,74023291
Median age33.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English52%56%79%
Speak Spanish44%29%13%

Education level achieved in Modesto

Completed 8th grade58.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school54.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college32.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree11.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters1.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Bernard L. Hughes Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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