Kern Avenue Elementary School
11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Kern Avenue Elementary School
Kern Avenue Elementary School is a public school located in California’s San Joaquin Valley. It serves students from kindergarten through fifth grade and provides a safe and supportive learning environment. Kern Avenue Elementary School has a dedicated staff of teachers and administrators who strive to ensure that all students receive a quality education. The school offers a variety of programs and activities to help students reach their full potential. These include after-school clubs and activities, sports teams, and a variety of academic and enrichment programs. Kern Avenue Elementary School is committed to providing a positive and enriching learning experience for all students. The school also works hard to foster a sense of community and belonging among its students and families.
356 W. Kern Ave.
Mc Farland, CA 93250
K – 6
Overview Kern Avenue Elementary School
Kern Avenue Elementary School serves 748 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Kern Avenue Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Kern Avenue Elementary School
Kern Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Kern Avenue Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.