Barron Park Elementary School

Claimed
8/10
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Reviews
37
Grades
K-5
Students
338
Type
Public
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Academics
8/10
Test scores
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A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


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Math
57%
State avg: 37%
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English
54%
State avg: 48%
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Science
79%
State avg: 53%
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Student progress
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Equity
2/10
Equity overview

Very concerning:

This school is not serving students from the state's most disadvantaged communities as well as other schools in the state.


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Compare this rating to the overall GreatSchools Summary Rating. Is there a big gap? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
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White
40%
Hispanic
28%
Asian
23%
Two or more races
5%
Black
3%
Pacific Islander
2%
Filipino
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
83%
State avg: 91%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 98%
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Neighborhood
800 Barron Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Last modified: July 12, 2017
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