PROFICIENCY 55% 43% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
60%Loomis Union Elementary

Ophir Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Loomis Union Elementary" in Newcastle, CA. There are a total of 236 students and 10 teachers at Ophir Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 50 free lunch students and 22 reduced lunch students.

Ophir Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.5%, which is 43% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch50
Reduced lunch22


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 Ophir 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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Ophir Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 74.8% 82.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.4% 1.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 3.4% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 17.6% 8.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 3.3% 1.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.0% 3.0% 3.1% 3.1%

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Newcastle demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)52223291
Median age50.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Speak English87%56%79%
Speak Spanish4%29%13%

Education level achieved in Newcastle

Completed 8th grade91.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Ophir 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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