PROFICIENCY 84% 121% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
82%Palo Alto Unified
78%Palo Alto
38%California

Walter Hays 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 521 students and 29 teachers at Walter Hays Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 36 free lunch students and 11 reduced lunch students.

Walter Hays Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 84.0%, which is 121% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students521
Teachers28.76
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch36
Reduced lunch11

 

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 Walter Hays 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
All84%
380-84%
480-84%
585-89%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All84%
375-79%
485-89%
585-89%
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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Walter Hays 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
Addison Elementary78%0.5Palo Alto, CA
David Starr Jordan Middle School81%0.5Palo Alto, CA
Duveneck Elementary88%0.7Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto High81%0.9Palo Alto, CA
Ohlone Elementary86%1.1Palo Alto, CA
El Carmelo Elementary87%1.4Palo Alto, CA
Brentwood Academy22%1.4East Palo Alto, CA
Willow Oaks Elementary15%1.5Menlo Park, CA
East Palo Alto Academy19%1.5East Palo Alto, CA
Ronald Mcnair Academy14%1.5East Palo Alto, CA
Escondido Elementary78%1.7Stanford, CA
Palo Verde Elementary88%1.8Palo Alto, 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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Source: The Walter Hays 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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