Dent Elementary

Public K-5

 1998 Yosemite Ave.
       Escalon, CA  95320-1845


(209) 838-7031

District: Escalon Unified

SchoolDigger Rank:
696th of 1,417 California Elementary Schools


Students who attend Dent Elementary usually attend:

Middle:    El Portal Middle
High:    Escalon High

Student/teacher ratio:  22.7
Number of students:  606

Immunizations:

Fully immunized:
97.5%
Varicella:
97.5%


Racial breakdown:

White:
53.0%
Hispanic:
42.4%
African American:
1.7%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  44.6%

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We updated the 2020-21 rankings and test scores for this school on Saturday, January 8, 2022.

*Please note that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on standardized testing and the number of schools reporting results are lower.


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Compare Details Dent Elementary ranks better than 50.9% of elementary schools in California. It also ranks 2nd among 4 ranked elementary schools in the Escalon Unified School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 46.51. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Dent Elementary has the largest elementary school student body size in the Escalon Unified School District. Racial makeup is: White (53%), Hispanic (42.4%), African American (1.7%). (See more...)
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Dent Elementary is 22.7, which is the highest among 4 elementary schools in the Escalon Unified School District! (See more...)
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Schooldigger 2021 Rankings:

Dent Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Dent Elementary 696th of 1417 California public elementary schools. (See Dent Elementary in the ranking list.)

Escalon Unified:

SchoolDigger ranks Escalon Unified 419th of 706 California school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for Dent Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools CA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 51.27 2085th 4809 56.6%
2005 43.77 2495th 4822 48.3%
2006 48.81 2245th 4818 53.4%
2007 43.78 2686th 5113 47.5%
2008 40.20 2934th 5113 42.6%
2009 45.48 2733rd 5193 47.4%
2010 48.51 2654th 5314 50.1%
2011 57.38 2171st 5377 59.6%
2012 38.10 3387th 5390 37.2%
2013 37.65 3486th 5530 37.0%
2015 30.79 3641st 5611 35.1%
2016 36.44 3301st 5614 41.2%
2017 36.80 3325th 5692 41.6%
2018 39.82 3157th 5662 44.2%
2019 45.87 2829th 5789 51.1%
2021 46.51 696th 1417 50.9%

Data source: test scores: California Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Open Quote My child has been to 4 different elementary schools. I would definitely say this one is the best!! Close Quote



Enrollment information for Dent Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 529 0 0 107 0 n/a n/a 0 636
1989 538 8 3 91 1 n/a n/a 0 641
1990 561 6 0 86 1 n/a n/a 0 654
1991 629 7 3 154 4 n/a n/a 0 797
1992 670 2 6 142 1 n/a n/a 0 821
1993 677 6 10 176 2 n/a n/a 0 871
1994 666 6 6 166 3 n/a n/a 0 847
1995 653 3 9 190 11 n/a n/a 0 866
1996 653 3 9 190 11 n/a n/a 0 866
1997 668 2 10 202 17 n/a n/a 0 899
1998 688 2 15 196 14 n/a n/a 0 915
1999 652 2 11 200 15 n/a n/a 0 880
2000 619 3 6 213 13 n/a n/a 0 854
2001 598 3 8 205 7 n/a n/a 24 845
2002 558 7 12 253 8 n/a n/a 0 838
2003 558 7 12 253 8 n/a n/a 0 838
2004 528 6 19 284 8 n/a n/a 2 847
2005 539 7 23 283 6 n/a n/a 0 858
2006 527 10 21 293 5 n/a n/a 0 856
2007 494 14 23 292 6 n/a n/a 12 841
2008 493 10 20 292 7 n/a n/a 0 822
2009 482 7 16 286 4 6 49 0 850
2010 475 7 21 313 2 4 18 0 840
2011 418 4 18 302 2 2 29 0 775
2012 355 1 13 260 3 2 20 0 654
2013 331 0 14 275 3 2 24 0 649
2014 317 0 10 273 2 2 22 0 626
2015 302 0 7 260 2 1 26 0 598
2016 322 0 5 262 2 1 19 0 611
2017 309 1 5 267 4 1 16 0 603
2018 305 4 6 266 1 0 14 0 596
2019 325 5 7 251 1 2 14 0 605
2020 352 7 7 256 1 0 10 0 633
2021 321 10 6 257 2 0 10 0 606

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Dent Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 636 25.9 24.5 n/a
1989 641 29.5 21.7 n/a
1990 654 30.1 21.7 n/a
1991 797 32.6 24.4 n/a
1992 821 33.1 24.8 31.3
1993 871 34.1 25.5 37.7
1994 847 35.1 24.1 32.9
1995 866 36.5 23.7 40.2
1996 866 36.5 23.7 40.2
1997 899 38.8 23.2 39.2
1998 915 40.6 22.5 38.9
1999 880 43.6 20.2 40.1
2000 854 41.6 20.5 37
2001 845 41.6 20.3 35
2002 838 39.6 21.2 36.5
2003 838 39.6 21.2 36.5
2004 847 40.6 20.9 39.3
2005 858 42.6 20.1 37.3
2006 856 42.0 20.4 41.8
2007 841 42.0 20.0 39.4
2008 822 45.0 18.3 37.2
2009 850 41.0 18.9 44.8
2010 840 42.0 20.0 45.6
2011 775 n/a n/a 47.6
2012 654 30.1 21.6 n/a
2013 649 29.3 22.1 50.7
2014 626 27.3 22.8 52.4
2015 598 27.0 22.1 52.7
2016 611 27.0 22.6 49.3
2017 603 26.7 22.5 47.4
2018 596 26.6 22.3 49.7
2019 605 26.7 22.6 42.1
2020 633 n/a n/a 43.3
2021 606 26.6 22.7 44.6

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
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Student/Teacher Ratio Dent Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 636 25.9 24.5 n/a
1989 641 29.5 21.7 n/a
1990 654 30.1 21.7 n/a
1991 797 32.6 24.4 n/a
1992 821 33.1 24.8 31.3
1993 871 34.1 25.5 37.7
1994 847 35.1 24.1 32.9
1995 866 36.5 23.7 40.2
1996 866 36.5 23.7 40.2
1997 899 38.8 23.2 39.2
1998 915 40.6 22.5 38.9
1999 880 43.6 20.2 40.1
2000 854 41.6 20.5 37
2001 845 41.6 20.3 35
2002 838 39.6 21.2 36.5
2003 838 39.6 21.2 36.5
2004 847 40.6 20.9 39.3
2005 858 42.6 20.1 37.3
2006 856 42.0 20.4 41.8
2007 841 42.0 20.0 39.4
2008 822 45.0 18.3 37.2
2009 850 41.0 18.9 44.8
2010 840 42.0 20.0 45.6
2011 775 n/a n/a 47.6
2012 654 30.1 21.6 n/a
2013 649 29.3 22.1 50.7
2014 626 27.3 22.8 52.4
2015 598 27.0 22.1 52.7
2016 611 27.0 22.6 49.3
2017 603 26.7 22.5 47.4
2018 596 26.6 22.3 49.7
2019 605 26.7 22.6 42.1
2020 633 n/a n/a 43.3
2021 606 26.6 22.7 44.6

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.

Kindergarten Immunization Rates

Dent Elementary

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YearCompletely ImmunizedReligious ExemptionMedical ExemptionConditionalPolioHepatitis BVaricellaDTPMMR
201294.0%4.0%0.0%2.0%94.0%96.0%95.0%95.0%94.0%
201394.0%4.0%0.0%3.0%95.0%96.0%96.0%96.0%95.0%
201496.0%3.0%0.0%1.0%96.0%97.0%97.0%96.0%96.0%
201594.0%2.0%0.0%4.0%96.0%96.0%97.0%96.0%95.0%
201697.0%3.0%0.0%0.0%97.0%97.0%97.0%97.0%97.0%
201797.0%1.0%1.0%1.0%98.0%98.0%98.0%97.0%98.0%
201898.0%0.0%1.0%1.0%98.0%98.0%≥99.0%≥99.0%≥99.0%
2019≥99.0%≤1.0%≤1.0%≥99.0%≥99.0%≥99.0%≥99.0%≥99.0%
202097.5%0.0%0.8%97.5%

Data source: California Department of Public Health
Pre and Post Pandemic Data

Impact of COVID-19 on Dent Elementary

The coronavirus has had a profound impact on education in America. Learning shifted online overnight, attendance numbers dwindled, and enrollment decreased. SchoolDigger.com is making it easier for you to better assess how COVID-19 has impacted your school. Through the collection of pre-pandemic (2019) and current data, SchoolDigger.com is sharing test scores, enrollment numbers and school demographics from schools across the country – and we make it easy to see how impacted schools compare locally and statewide.

Rankings

Rank
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Rank
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Ranks 2829th of 5789 Elementary schoolsRanks 696th of 1417 Elementary schools
 0.2%

Test Scores

% proficient
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
% proficient
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
3rd Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Dent Elementary)51.643.6
 8%
   3rd Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Escalon Unified)50.844
 6.9%
   3rd Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (California)48.539.8
 8.8%
3rd Grade Mathematics (Dent Elementary)60.247.5
 12.7%
   3rd Grade Mathematics (Escalon Unified)58.346.2
 12.2%
   3rd Grade Mathematics (California)50.239.7
 10.5%
4th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Dent Elementary)41.220.7
 20.5%
   4th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Escalon Unified)35.627.1
 8.6%
   4th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (California)49.541.5
 8%
4th Grade Mathematics (Dent Elementary)40.223.9
 16.3%
   4th Grade Mathematics (Escalon Unified)37.229.8
 7.4%
   4th Grade Mathematics (California)44.935.9
 9.1%
5th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Dent Elementary)48.648.4
 0.3%
   5th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Escalon Unified)54.344.9
 9.4%
   5th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (California)51.746.5
 5.2%
5th Grade Mathematics (Dent Elementary)24.824.2
 0.6%
   5th Grade Mathematics (Escalon Unified)35.524.3
 11.2%
   5th Grade Mathematics (California)3830.1
 7.9%
5th Grade Science (Dent Elementary)27.531.9
 4.4%
   5th Grade Science (Escalon Unified)27.426
 1.4%
   5th Grade Science (California)31.729.8
 2%

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Total Students605606
 0.2%
African American510
 100%
American Indian12
 100%
Asian76
 14.3%
Hispanic251257
 2.4%
Pacific Islander20
 100%
Two or More Races1410
 28.6%
% Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients42.1%44.6%
 2.4%




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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. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

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