Mary Buren Elementary School
11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Mary Buren Elementary School
Mary Buren Elementary School is a public school located in the heart of downtown. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia and serves students from kindergarten through fifth grade. The school has a diverse student body with a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. The school is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and stimulating learning environment for all students.
Mary Buren Elementary School offers a wide range of activities and programs to engage students in their learning. The school has a strong academic program that focuses on literacy, mathematics, science, and social studies. In addition, students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of extra-curricular activities such as music, art, and physical education.
The school also has a strong commitment to the community. It works with local organizations to provide resources and support to families and students. Mary Buren Elementary School is dedicated to helping every student reach their full potential.
1050 Peralta St.
Guadalupe, CA 93434
K – 4
Overview Mary Buren Elementary School
Mary Buren Elementary School serves 722 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Mary Buren 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 10% (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 14% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 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 Mary Buren Elementary School
Mary Buren 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 Mary Buren Elementary School is 0.08, 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.