PROFICIENCY 65% 69% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
82%Palo Alto Unified
78%Palo Alto
38%California

Barron Park Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Palo Alto Unified" in Palo Alto, CA. There are a total of 338 students and 19 teachers at Barron Park Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 78 free lunch students and 7 reduced lunch students.

Barron Park Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 64.5%, which is 69% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students338
Teachers18.91
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch78
Reduced lunch7

 

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 Barron Park 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
All65-69%
360-69%
460-69%
565-69%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All60-64%
350-59%
450-59%
570-74%
6n/a
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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Barron Park Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian n/a 45.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 2.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 34.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 9.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 6.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Juana Briones Elementary82%0.6Palo Alto, CA
Henry M. Gunn High80%0.7Palo Alto, CA
El Carmelo Elementary87%0.9Palo Alto, CA
Terman Middle School81%1.0Palo Alto, CA
Lucille M. Nixon Elementary86%1.0Stanford, CA
Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School84%1.2Palo Alto, CA
Escondido Elementary78%1.2Stanford, CA
Fairmeadow Elementary86%1.2Palo Alto, CA
Herbert Hoover Elementary90%1.3Palo Alto, CA
Santa Rita Elementary83%1.5Los Altos, CA
Ardis G. Egan Junior High87%1.7Los Altos, CA
Bullis Charter95%1.7Los Altos, CA

Palo Alto demographics profile

StatisticPalo AltoCaliforniaNational
Population66,64938,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,79323291
Median age41.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%52%55%
Speak English60%56%79%
Speak Spanish6%29%13%

Education level achieved in Palo Alto

IndexPalo AltoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade97.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school97.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college91.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree83.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors80.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters51.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree22.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate13.8%1.6%1.3%
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