PROFICIENCY 17% 57% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
26%Porterville Unified
24%Porterville
38%California

West Putnam Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Porterville Unified" in Porterville, CA. There are a total of 537 students and 21 teachers at West Putnam Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 506 free lunch students and 15 reduced lunch students.

West Putnam Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 16.5%, which is 57% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students537
Teachers21
Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch506
Reduced lunch15

 

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 West Putnam 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
All11%
320-24%
410-14%
5<= 5%
610-14%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All22%
315-19%
420-24%
515-19%
630-34%
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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West Putnam Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian n/a 17.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 0.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 3.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 74.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 2.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 1.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Burton Horizon Academy17%0.2Porterville, CA
Summit Charter Academy31%0.9Porterville, CA
Monache High40%1.0Porterville, CA
Butterfield Charter High17%1.1Porterville, CA
Porterville High31%1.2Porterville, CA
Oak Grove Elementary21%1.2Porterville, CA
Jim Maples Academy23%1.2Porterville, CA
Burton Elementary30%1.3Porterville, CA
Bartlett Middle School16%1.4Porterville, CA
Monte Vista Elementary19%1.5Porterville, CA
Olive Street Elementary14%1.5Porterville, CA
Westfield Elementary25%1.5Porterville, CA

Porterville demographics profile

StatisticPortervilleCaliforniaNational
Population58,47238,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,15923291
Median age29.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English45%56%79%
Speak Spanish51%29%13%

Education level achieved in Porterville

IndexPortervilleCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade67.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school63.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college39.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The West Putnam 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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