School Details

Grant Elementary School

2400 Downer Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 231-1422
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 579 students 18 student/teacher

Test Scores by grade

40%
46%
56%
47%
51%
65%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • West Contra Costa Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

39%
37%
46%
63%
58%
66%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • West Contra Costa Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

44%
55%
65%
42%
62%
72%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • West Contra Costa Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

28%
46%
60%
30%
51%
65%
24%
42%
57%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • West Contra Costa Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

28%
48%
60%
25%
42%
55%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • West Contra Costa Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Grant Elementary School is a public elementary school in Richmond. The principal of Grant Elementary School is Susana Lowery and can be contacted at slowery@wccusd.net. 579 children attend Grant Elementary School and are mostly Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 71% of the Grant Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 91% of the 579 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Grant Elementary School is 18:1. Williams-Brown Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Theater drama

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Martial arts self defense
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 81% 46%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 23%
Asian 2% 10%
Multiracial 14% %
Filipino 0.8% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 0.8% 11%
Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.6%
Unspecified 0.3% 5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 29755%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 91% 64%
Limited English proficiency 71% 33%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    I was a former student at Grant and attended from Pre-School thru 5. My last year being 2006-2007 And i had a some of the best teachers that there were. And got great education. I would say that the school has a good academic foundation. But on behalf of supervision it's not that great. kids can pretty much get away with anything... more or less. When i went to the school kids were nice and pretty easy to get along with. I would recommend this school to a kid who doesn't get influenced so easily..or caves to peer pressure.

  • (7 years ago)

    Grant is an excellent school. They have an afterschool sports program & tutoring for students. The administration is very supportive and has brought on site English math and Tae-bo classes for parents. We even have morning coffee with the principal once a month and we are offered information that ranges from nutrition for our kids to how to help our children succeed. The community is very embrasive and the environment and staff are very positive. It's definitely a gem in the rough.

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