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Benjamin Foxen Elementary School

4949 Foxen Canyon Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
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2007 Average Class Size K-3rd 18
2007 Average Class Size 4th-6th 16
History of School's Ranking
Blue line is rank against all schools in California; Green line is rank against similar schools only; B = LEA or ASAM School; C = Special Education School
School's 2007 Base API Score is 790
Education Levels K - 8th
Students in 2006 85  (52% male)
Ethnic Breakdown of Students
9% were English learners in 2007
60% socioeconomically disadvantaged
Breakdown of Parent's Highest Education Level

CST / CAPA Scores Average of 2nd - 8th graders scoring at or above the proficiency level

Average of 3rd-4th grade English CST scoresAverage of 3rd-4th grade Math CST scores

National Ranking  (CAT/6) The national average is 50%

Average of 3rd grade Reading CAT/6 scoresAverage of 3rd grade Language CAT/6 scoresAverage of 3rd grade Spelling CAT/6 scoresAverage of 3rd grade Math CAT/6 scores

Teachers Info from 2006

School District
Average years of teaching experience 7.4 7.4
Percent of teachers that are first-year or second-year teachers 0% 0%
Percent of teachers with full teaching credentials 100% 100%
Percent of teachers with emergency credentials 0% 0%
Percent of teachers with waivers 0% 0%
Teachers with emergency credentials do not qualify for full credentials or for an internship, but meet minimum certification requirements.  When schools are unable to find enough credentialed teachers or teachers with emergency permits, then they allow teachers to work under a waiver.

Students Info from 2007

School District
Percent of students in gifted and talented education programs 0% 0%
Percent of students with disabilities 11% 7%