Best Public Schools in Guadalupe, CA


The city of Guadalupe, California is home to two schools: Mary Buren Elementary and Kermit McKenzie Intermediate, both of which serve students in the Guadalupe Union Elementary district. Unfortunately, the data suggests these schools are struggling academically, with proficiency rates well below the state average in both English Language Arts and Mathematics.

Both Mary Buren Elementary and Kermit McKenzie Intermediate have a predominantly Hispanic student population, with over 94% of students identifying as Hispanic. However, the schools face challenges related to high poverty, with 87.97% and 88.83% of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, respectively. Chronic absenteeism is also a concern, with rates of 32.2% at Mary Buren Elementary and 25.1% at Kermit McKenzie Intermediate.

Academically, the schools are underperforming compared to the state. At Mary Buren Elementary, only 15.44% of 3rd graders and 22.56% of 4th graders are proficient in ELA, while in Math, the proficiency rates are 20.29% for 3rd grade and 12.03% for 4th grade. The performance at Kermit McKenzie Intermediate is similarly low, with ELA proficiency ranging from 25% in 7th grade to 39.26% in 6th grade, and Math proficiency between 9.55% in 5th grade and 17.78% in 6th grade.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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