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Joseph Sims Elementary
3033 Buckminster Dr.
Elk Grove, CA 95758

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  • School Type: Elementary School
  • District: Elk Grove Unified
  • Ranking compared to similar schools: 2
  • Achieved API growth target: Yes
  • Teachers with Full Credentials: 100%
  • Teachers with Emergency Credentials: 0%
  • School Schedule: Year Round
  • Grades: K-6
  • K-3 Class Size: 24
  • Grades 4-6 Class Size: 28
Demographic Information:
  • GATE students: 8%
  • English learners: 5%
  • Reclassified as English proficient: 11%
  • Migrant education program participants: 0%
  • Eligible for free/reduced price lunch: 34%
  • Special education within past two years: 9%
Parent's Education:
  • Overall Average Education4: 3.53
(based on the 96% who responded)
Graduate School
 19%
College Graduate
 35%
Some College
 28%
High School
Graduate
 15%
Not a High School
Graduate
 3%

State Rank: 7 out of 101
API Score:
(2013)
8432
Student Ethnicity:
White
 27%
Hispanic/Latino
 24%
Asian
 20%
African American
 12%
Two or More
 10%
Filipino
 5%
Pacific Islander
 1%
American Indian
 1%

Median Home Price (Zindex) for zip code 95758:

Related Schools:
Joseph Sims Elementary rank: 7 in Elk Grove
Stone Lake Elementary rank: 9 in Elk Grove
Elliott Ranch Elementary rank: 9 in Elk Grove
Foulks Ranch Elementary rank: 7 in Elk Grove
John Ehrhardt Elementary rank: 7 in Elk Grove
Laguna Creek High rank: 6 in Elk Grove
Elk Grove Charter rank: 2 in Elk Grove
Helen Carr Castello Elementary rank: 8 in Elk Grove
Delta High rank: 4 in Clarksburg
John Reith Elementary rank: 1 in Sacramento
Toby Johnson Middle rank: 8 in Elk Grove
Delta Elementary rank: 4 in Clarksburg
Franklin High rank: 8 in Elk Grove

Notes:
  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.)