Alameda Elementary School

8613 E. Alameda St.
Downey, CA 90242
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Alameda Elementary School serves 702 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 702 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Alameda Elementary School's student population of 702 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
702 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Alameda Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
50-54%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
90%
56%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
3%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Alameda Elementary School often compared to?
Alameda Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lewis (Ed C.) Elementary School, Ward (E. W.) Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Alameda Elementary School?
702 students attend Alameda Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Alameda Elementary School students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 3% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Alameda Elementary School?
Alameda Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Alameda Elementary School offer ?
Alameda Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Alameda Elementary School part of?
Alameda Elementary School is part of Downey Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 702 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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