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Independent Elementary (leave a review)
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+1 (510) 537-9558

21201 Independent Sch Rd.

Castro Valley, California


About Independent Elementary
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Independent Elementary is one of 15 schools found in the Castro Valley Unified district of California.

Independent Elementary is a regular school, specialising in Kindergarten to 5th Grade. Compared to other schools in California, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 653 students.

The number of teachers at Independent Elementary has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

The average teacher's salary is $95,701, which is higher than the California state average of $77,759.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Independent Elementary 653$8,72126$95,7010.74
Canyon Middle (0.46 miles) 1412$9,36524$100,8230.76
Creekside Middle (0.56 miles) 793$2,60526$93,9120.73
Vannoy Elementary (0.73 miles) 442$9,33523$97,2000.74
Alma Preschool (1.29 miles) 0
Castro Valley High (1.46 miles) 2917$9,07025$95,1960.75

Independent Elementary

Number of pupils653
Funding per pupil$8,721
Pupils per teacher26
Average teacher salary$95,701
Diversity index0.74

Canyon Middle (0.46 miles)

Number of pupils1412
Funding per pupil$9,365
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$100,823
Diversity index0.76

Creekside Middle (0.56 miles)

Number of pupils793
Funding per pupil$2,605
Pupils per teacher26
Average teacher salary$93,912
Diversity index0.73

Vannoy Elementary (0.73 miles)

Number of pupils442
Funding per pupil$9,335
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$97,200
Diversity index0.74

Alma Preschool (1.29 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

Castro Valley High (1.46 miles)

Number of pupils2917
Funding per pupil$9,070
Pupils per teacher25
Average teacher salary$95,196
Diversity index0.75
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Rankings within California
There are 10,465 schools in California. Rankings don't always go up to 10,465 because some schools have missing data.
3392ndlargest school
3811thhighest number of FTE teachers
7896thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
839thhighest average teaching salary
9055thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
8271sthighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
211thhighest diversity index
4433rdhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 3 hours

1st Grade - 3rd Grade: 3.8 hours

4th Grade - 5th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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