Albert Baxter Elementary School

Tel: (562)531-1602
  • Albert Baxter Elementary School serves 503 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Albert Baxter Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Albert Baxter Elementary School operates within the Bellflower Unified School District.

School Overview

  • Albert Baxter Elementary School's student population of 503 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students503 students
Gender %Albert Baxter Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Students by GradeAlbert Baxter Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Albert Baxter Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Albert Baxter Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Asian
6%
11%
Hispanic
81%
54%
Black
8%
6%
White
5%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsAlbert Baxter Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.330.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
21%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Albert Baxter Elementary School is Bellflower Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Bellflower Unified School District's student population of 12,663 students has decreased by 7% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,720 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,055 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameBellflower Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    15
    4
    Number of Students Managed12,6631,585
    Bellflower Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    29%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$120 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$124 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,720$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,055$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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