Thermalito Union Elementary


The Thermalito Union Elementary School District in California serves 6 schools, including 5 elementary schools and 1 middle school. The district faces challenges with high rates of free/reduced lunch recipients and chronic absenteeism, but some standout schools like Plumas Avenue Elementary are excelling academically.

Plumas Avenue Elementary stands out with the highest test scores in both English Language Arts and Mathematics compared to the district and state averages. It serves a high-need student population, with 85.28% of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch. In contrast, Poplar Avenue Elementary has the most diverse student population, with 47.65% Asian students, and the highest student-teacher ratio (27.0) among the elementary schools, yet its test scores are still above the district average.

The district faces significant challenges, including high chronic absenteeism rates ranging from 14.6% to 75.0%, and overall test scores that are lower than the state averages. The small Heritage Community Day school has the lowest student-teacher ratio (6.2) but also the highest chronic absenteeism rate at 75.0%. Addressing these disparities and providing targeted support to high-needs schools will be crucial for improving outcomes for all students in the Thermalito Union Elementary School District.

District Detail

 400 Grand Ave.
Oroville, CA 95965-4007

 (530) 538-2900

SchoolDigger Rank:
1178th of 1560 California districts

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Grades served: K-8
Students: 1,522

Primary Schools: 5
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0
We found 6 schools.

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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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