Cherrylee Elementary School

5025 Buffington Rd

El Monte, CA 91732-1499

Tel: (626)575-2326
Grades: KG-6

462 students

Cherrylee Elementary School serves 462 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Cherrylee Elementary School operates within the El Monte City Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 462 students has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 462 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1 22:1
American Indian
1% 1%
Asian
19%
11%
Hispanic
76%
52%
White
4%
26%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.39 0.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
71%
48%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,517 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name El Monte City Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed 10,517 1,667
District Total Revenue $114 MM $19 MM
District Spending $121 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,237 $11,099
District Spending / Student $11,899 $10,975
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Arroyo High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Olive Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thompson Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • El MonteArroyo High School
    4921 North Cedar Ave
    El MonteCA 91732
    (626)444-9201
    0.7 mi | 2370 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • El MonteThompson Elementary School
    Special Education School
    4544 Maxson Rd
    El MonteCA 91732
    (626)443-2613
    Special Education School

    0.8 mi | 28 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • El MonteDurfee Elementary School
    12233 Star St
    El MonteCA 91732
    (626)443-3900
    0.8 mi | 1101 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • El MonteWright Elementary School
    11317 East Mcgirk Rd
    El MonteCA 91732
    (626)575-2333
    0.9 mi | 1010 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • ArcadiaRio Hondo Elementary School
    11425 Wildflower Rd
    ArcadiaCA 91006
    (626)575-2308
    1 mi | 855 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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