1400 E. 20th St.
Long Beach, CA 90806
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Alvarado Elementary School serves 369 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Alvarado 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 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 369 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Alvarado Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Alvarado Elementary School's student population of 369 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Alvarado Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Alvarado Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1653 out of 3649 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
30%
12%
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Hispanic
48%
56%
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Black
12%
5%
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White
5%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alvarado Elementary School's ranking?

Alvarado Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Most diverse schools (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Alvarado Elementary School?

369 students attend Alvarado Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

48% of Alvarado Elementary School students are Hispanic, 30% of students are Asian, 12% of students are Black, 5% of students are White, and 5% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Alvarado Elementary School?

Alvarado Elementary School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Alvarado Elementary School offer ?

Alvarado Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Alvarado Elementary School part of?

Alvarado Elementary School is part of Long Beach Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 369 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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