James K. Polk Elementary School

2195 North Polk Ave, Fresno, CA 93722 | (559) 274-9780
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 700
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2195 North Polk Ave., Fresno, CA 93722
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 700
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 31.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 22.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 373 (53.3%)
  • Females: 327 (46.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 75 (10.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 409 (58.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 484 (69.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
James K. Polk Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.7%
Black8512.1%
Asian13819.7%
Hispanic36351.9%
White9914.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For James K. Polk Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten8712.4%
1st Grade10915.6%
2nd Grade9713.9%
3rd Grade9713.9%
4th Grade10114.4%
5th Grade10314.7%
6th Grade10615.1%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree: 17.6%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree: 5.9%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 3.1%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 100.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 34.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 4.9
Average Age: 36.8
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for James K. Polk Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 08, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Polk's principal is extremely friendly and compassionate it is clear that she loves her job and surpasses her titles expectations !!! I have a kinder that attends, thus far the staff as well as the teachers have been very friendly and helpful to urge him to maximize his full potential.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that James K. Polk Elementary School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST Mathematics
  • CST Science
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
ELA AYP Met: No
Math AYP Met: Yes

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 2 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201048.0%51.0%53.0%
200953.0%47.0%53.0%
200844.0%43.0%48.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201054.0%64.0%62.0%
200964.0%62.0%63.0%
200870.0%59.0%59.0%
 

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201041.0%35.0%43.0%
200952.0%40.0%44.0%
200833.0%31.0%38.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201073.0%65.0%65.0%
200975.0%65.0%64.0%
200855.0%56.0%61.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201073.0%61.0%63.0%
200954.0%52.0%61.0%
200842.0%46.0%55.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201074.0%67.0%68.0%
200960.0%60.0%66.0%
200856.0%58.0%61.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201046.0%47.0%58.0%
200955.0%46.0%54.0%
200833.0%41.0%48.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201067.0%56.0%61.0%
200969.0%51.0%57.0%
200838.0%47.0%51.0%
 
CST Science Test
201039.0%42.0%56.0%
200946.0%42.0%49.0%
200835.0%39.0%46.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201053.0%50.0%55.0%
200950.0%46.0%52.0%
200843.0%43.0%47.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201048.0%51.0%52.0%
200935.0%48.0%49.0%
200836.0%43.0%44.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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