Anza Elementary School

21400 Ellinwood Dr.
Torrance, CA 90503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Anza Elementary School serves 644 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Anza Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Anza Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Anza Elementary School's student population of 644 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students644 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Anza Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Anza Elementary School is 0.74, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#311 out of 9602 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
36%
12%
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Hispanic
16%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
31%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
14%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.740.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTorrance Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Anza Elementary School is West High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jefferson Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Torrance Jefferson Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 627 students
    0.5 miles
    21717 Talisman St.
    Torrance, CA 90503
    (310) 533-4794
    0.5 6-8 627
  • Torrance Victor Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 965 students
    0.7 miles
    4820 Spencer St.
    Torrance, CA 90503
    (310) 533-4542
    0.7 K-5 965
  • Redondo Beach Alta Vista Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 675 students
    0.8 miles
    815 Knob Hill Ave.
    Redondo Beach, CA 90278
    (310) 798-8650
    0.8 K-5 675
  • Redondo Beach Parras (nick G.) Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,240 student
    0.8 miles
    200 N. Lucia
    Redondo Beach, CA 90278
    (310) 798-8616
    0.8 6-8 1,240
  • Torrance West High School Math: 58% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,031 students
    0.8 miles
    20401 Victor St.
    Torrance, CA 90503
    (310) 533-4299
    0.8 9-12 2,031

School Reviews

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