Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School

Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School serves 583 students in grades KG-7.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 583 students has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-7
Total Students 583 students
Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 22:1
Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
11%
Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School Asian (1994-1995)
Hispanic
99%
52%
Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
7%
White
n/a
26%
All Ethnic Groups Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.02 0.64
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.
n/a
10%
Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
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.
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Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 670,921 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Los Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
943
4
Number of Students Managed 670,921 1,577
District Total Revenue $9,696 MM $19 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10,542 MM $18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,172 $11,099
Los Angeles Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,408 $10,975
Los Angeles Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Alphonso B. Perez Special Education Center (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Alphonso B. Perez Special Education Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kipp Raices Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Los Angeles Kipp Raices Academy
    Charter School
    668 Atlantic Blvd
    Los Angeles , CA , 90022
    (323)780-3900
    Charter School
    0.1  mi  |  427  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Los Angeles Kipp Middle School #3
    Charter School
    4545 Dozier Ave
    Los Angeles , CA , 90022
    (323)353-6543
    Charter School
    0.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Los Angeles Alphonso B. Perez Special Education Center
    Special Education School
    4540 Michigan Ave
    Los Angeles , CA , 90022
    (323)269-0681
    Special Education School
    0.2  mi  |  352  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Los Angeles Morris K. Hamasaki Elementary School
    4865 East First St
    Los Angeles , CA , 90022
    (323)263-3869
    0.5  mi  |  427  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Los Angeles Humanitas Academy Of Art And Technology At Esteban
    4211 Dozier St
    Los Angeles , CA , 90063
    (323)265-6830
    0.5  mi  |  493  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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