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Brentwood Elementary School

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Posted October 20, 2013

I am very vested in special education and being that Brentwood has just decided to open the school to this concept, they have a lot to work on. They need special day classes and not intergrate students with extreme behavoiral issues in general education classes.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

Brentwood Elementary has such a good sense of community and 'family first' about it. Whenever I walk onto campus, I feel like I'm home! The administration, teachers, & students are polite and welcoming. Our fundraisers are fun and we invite the entire community to come participate in our yearly carnival. We love Brentwood Elementary and it will be a sad day when we have to move on.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 10, 2008

Brentwood School has been an awesome experience for my girls. Starting in kinder with Joanie Friedmen, going all the up to Kristen Benko in 5th grade. ALL the teachers at this school have amazing qualities. The care for the kids mental health all the way through studies has been awesome. Margo Olson has been a wonderful leader for this school. I have been very blessed to have these wonderful teachers for my girls.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 25, 2008

We moved to Brentwood this year and are thrilled with this school. My 3rd garde son's teacher ( Mrs. Mills) is deserving of much praise. She has made learning so interesting and fun in my sons eyes. She has a great attitude regarding testing and helps these children meet state standards in a way that is positive and not over bearing . She really has a grasp on teaching children in a way where she gets a very positive response. We are so impressed with Mrs Mills and the school overall. The level od parental involvement is fantastic. We will be attending our second funraiser tonight in the last week. This is so important now with the crisis our public schools Go Brentwood Bull Dogs- We Love you!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 5, 2007

I love Brentwood Elementary. I have had such great luck with wonderful teachers for my daughter. I love all of the activities that they offer the kids - a real learning environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 1, 2007

Extremely impressed by the school specially the principal Mrs. Olson. She is so caring and very focused to improve the standards of the students and the school. She works hard to make sure the students are challenged and not just come to the school. Teachers like Stacey Hernandez, Mrs. McNamara and others are outstanding. Even the staff supporting the school are excellent. I am sure this will shine in the future.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 23, 2007

The teachers and staff at Brentwood Elementary are awsome! I have 3 children, who have all attend this school, all 3 have have enjoyed everyday of school! The teachers are warm and welcoming and always willing to go the extra mile to help our children succeed. -The Gasca Family
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 13, 2007

The teachers,and all the staff are the best. The school offers excellent programs for kids in need of that little extra push.They allso include parents to get involved with evening and after school programs.I have to say that they keep us [parents] very informed of up-coming events and activities.Academicly my children have done well do to the excellent teachers and programs that they have offered.Over-all its an great school for any kid.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 11, 2006

Great school. Wonderful teaching staff, and administration. There are a few schools in this town, but this one has above all the best overall staff. I love it.. And will never change.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 26, 2005

We moved here 1 year ago and couldn't be happier with this school. Great teachers!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2005

We just moved into the state of CA and I have 3 children enrolled at Krey. The principal at this school seems very interested in maintaining and improving the safety, however, compared to the state we just moved from, GA, there is a lot of room for improvement in school safety. The teachers seem motivated and very good at their jobs. My only concerns would be the safety and the level where CA is educating their children vs. where we left off in GA, surprisingly, GA seems to be much more rigorous and more well-rounded. (I am very happy with Krey vs. other schools in this area)
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

836

Change from
2012 to 2013

+16

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

6 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

3 / 10


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This school's
API score

836

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The Academic Performance Index (API) is a single number assigned to each school by the California Department of Education to measure overall school performance and improvement over time on statewide testing. The API ranges from 200 and 1000, with 800 as the state goal for all schools.
Change from
2012 to 2013

+16

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API Statewide Rank
(2012)

6 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
The API Statewide Rank ranges from 1 to 10. A rank of 10, for example, means that the school’s API fell into the top 10% of all schools in the state with a comparable grade range. The 2012 rank is based on results from tests students took in Spring 2012.
API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

3 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)
The API Similar Schools Rank ranges from 1 to 10. It shows how the school compares to other schools with similar student demographic profiles. The California Department of Education uses parent education level, poverty level, student ethnicity and other data to identify similar schools.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 56% in 2013.

103 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

103 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
57%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 46% in 2013.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
41%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

105 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
67%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

119 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

119 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
74%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
52%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students55%
Females70%
Males42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino44%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability64%
English learner31%
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate57%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)63%
Parent education - college graduate47%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate86%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students68%
Females80%
Males57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino56%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disability57%
Students with no reported disability70%
English learner38%
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate79%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)63%
Parent education - college graduate71%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate86%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students49%
Females56%
Males42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino30%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)60%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Non-economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability49%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only59%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate36%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate73%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students65%
Females71%
Males58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino43%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability66%
English learner25%
Fluent-English proficient and English only77%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate52%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)74%
Parent education - college graduate80%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students78%
Females80%
Males75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino54%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)89%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability78%
English learner15%
Fluent-English proficient and English only85%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)84%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students84%
Females91%
Males78%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)92%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability86%
English learner46%
Fluent-English proficient and English only89%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate81%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)88%
Parent education - college graduate86%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students63%
Females66%
Males61%
African American0%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)74%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability64%
English learner40%
Fluent-English proficient and English only68%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate31%
Parent education - high school graduate59%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)66%
Parent education - college graduate74%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state80%

Math

All Students56%
Females58%
Males53%
African American9%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino47%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)65%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability57%
English learner40%
Fluent-English proficient and English only58%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate31%
Parent education - high school graduate39%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)58%
Parent education - college graduate70%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state64%

Science

All Students59%
Females61%
Males58%
African American18%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino53%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)70%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability60%
English learner35%
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate19%
Parent education - high school graduate52%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)63%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state64%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
White 49%
Hispanic 38%
Black 4%
Two or more races 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 36%N/AN/A
English language learners 17%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Guy Rohlfs
Special schedule
  • Year-round
Fax number
  • (925) 513-0697

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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