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James L. Bunker Elementary
6071 Smith Ave.
Newark, CA 94560

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  • School Type: Elementary School
  • District: Newark Unified
  • Ranking compared to similar schools: 9
  • Achieved API growth target: Yes
  • Teachers with Full Credentials: 96%
  • Teachers with Emergency Credentials: 4%
  • School Schedule: Standard
  • Grades: K-6
  • K-3 Class Size: 27
  • Grades 4-6 Class Size: 28
Demographic Information:
  • GATE students: 2%
  • English learners: 11%
  • Reclassified as English proficient: 20%
  • Migrant education program participants: 0%
  • Eligible for free/reduced price lunch: 22%
  • Special education within past two years: 8%
Parent's Education:
  • Overall Average Education4: 3.70
(based on the 97% who responded)
Graduate School
College Graduate
Some College
High School
Not a High School

State Rank: 9 out of 101
API Score:
Student Ethnicity:
African American
Two or More
American Indian
Pacific Islander

Median Home Price (Zindex) for zip code 94560:

Related Schools:
August Schilling Elementary rank: 1 in Newark
Continuation Bridgepoint High rank: A in Newark
Alternative Crossroads High rank: 1 in Newark
E. L. Musick Elementary rank: 6 in Newark
H. A. Snow Elementary rank: 6 in Newark
James A. Graham Elementary rank: 4 in Newark
James L. Bunker Elementary rank: 9 in Newark
John F. Kennedy Elementary rank: 7 in Newark
Lincoln Elementary rank: 7 in Newark
Louis Milani Elementary rank: 4 in Newark
Newark Junior High rank: 6 in Newark
Newark Memorial High rank: 6 in Newark

  1. The State Rank is determined by a school's API Score in comparison to all other schools in California. (1 is the worst, 10 is the best). An equal number of schools occupy each rank. * This rank comes from the 2013 California Academic Performance Index (API) Growth report.
  2. The API Score is a number between 200 and 1000 that reflects a school's performance on statewide student assessments administered in 2013.
  3. Alternative Schools receive APIs but do not receive ranks
  4. Parent Education is the average of all responses where "1" represents "Not a high school graduate" and "5" represents "Graduate school."
  5. More information: 2012-13 Academic Performance Index Reports Information Guide (PDF; 629KB; 65pp.)