PROFICIENCY 35% 9% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
28%Palermo Union Elementary
28%South Oroville

Helen M. Wilcox Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 3 and is located in the district of "Palermo Union Elementary" in South Oroville, CA. There are a total of 569 students and 29 teachers at Helen M. Wilcox Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 433 free lunch students and 56 reduced lunch students.

Helen M. Wilcox Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.5%, which is 9% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch433
Reduced lunch56


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 Helen M. Wilcox 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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Helen M. Wilcox Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 43.9% 42.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.7% 1.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.7% 4.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 36.3% 34.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 5.8% 6.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 9.3% 10.4% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Golden Hills Elementary25%0.1South Oroville, CA
Las Plumas High36%0.3South Oroville, CA
Oakdale Heights Elementary16%0.7South Oroville, CA
Wyandotte Academy10%1.9Oroville, CA
Central Middle School19%2.0Oroville, CA
Ishi Hills Middle School23%2.2Oroville, CA
Stream Charter37%2.5Oroville, CA
Ophir Elementary27%2.7Oroville East, CA
Stanford Avenue Elementary21%2.7Oroville, CA
Palermo24%2.8Palermo, CA
Oroville High39%2.8Oroville, CA
Learning Community Charter15%2.8Oroville, CA

South Oroville demographics profile

StatisticSouth OrovilleCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,31023291
Median age28.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Speak English76%56%79%
Speak Spanish13%29%13%

Education level achieved in South Oroville

IndexSouth OrovilleCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade70.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school68.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college39.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree13.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters1.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Helen M. Wilcox 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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