Anza Elementary School

  • Anza Elementary School serves 633 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 77% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Anza Elementary School's student population of 633 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 Students633 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Anza Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Anza Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#510 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Anza Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Anza Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Anza Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Asian
37%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Anza Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Anza Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Anza Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
32%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Anza Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
13%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Anza Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Anza Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.730.41
This chart display the diversity score of Anza Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Anza Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Anza Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTorrance Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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