School Details

Finley Elementary School

13521 Edwards Street, Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 895-7764
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 420 students 17 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

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65%
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71%
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
  • Westminster Elementary School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

49%
53%
46%
66%
70%
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
  • Westminster Elementary School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

67%
66%
65%
55%
75%
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
  • Westminster Elementary School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

40%
63%
60%
62%
68%
65%
53%
65%
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
  • Westminster Elementary School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Finley Elementary School is a public elementary school in Westminster. The principal of Finley Elementary School is Maria Gutierrez-Garcia and can be contacted at mgutierrez-garcia@wsd.k12.ca.us. 420 students go to Finley Elementary School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 72% of the Finley Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 91% of the 420 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Finley Elementary School is 17:1. Sequoia Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 67% 37%
White, non-Hispanic 4% 15%
Asian 26% 39%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% %
Pacific Islander 2% 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2% 9630%
Filipino 1.0% 0.7%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 0.8%
Unspecified 0.2% 6%
Multiracial 0.2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 91% 64%
Limited English proficiency 72% 50%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (10 months ago)

    My grandson attends thus school in the pre-K class. His progress since school began in September has been amazing both socially and academically. His teacher is wonderful the administration and office staff are friendly and approachable. Outstanding first year!

  • (2 years ago)

    my daughter is new to this school.she has been here for a month.her teacher is great principal is great and a very friendly environment. finley has all kinds of programs for kids like pride.my first impression of this school wasnt good.i decided to give it a second chance.after taking a tour of the school with the principal i was able to see it really is a great school and i would definetly reccomend it.

  • (4 years ago)

    They have great teachers they are parent friendly school. my son hated school and switching to Finley was the best change Ive ever made. I feel very welcomed at Finley and very much appreciated i have never felt this way in any of the many schools Ive had to enroll my kids at. it takes me 20 minutes to get there but it is worth it. i live across the street from an elementary school but it was really bad. my son hated to go to school and hated reading and homework. now its the total opposite he reads without being told and wants and desires to excel and all thanks to his teacher. he loves school now. Thank you Finley!!!!

  • (4 years ago)

    I was not happy putting my child in the school. The office staff is not professional. The older teachers need to retire and when you are at the school the teachers are yelling at the kids.

  • (5 years ago)

    My child attends Finley and I am very pleased. The teachers and staff are extremely helpful and they spend alot of one on one time with the kids. My daughter has excelled attending here. I couldn't have found a better school!

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

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