Arlington Elementary School

17800 Van Ness Ave.

Torrance, CA 90504
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (310)533-4510
  • Arlington Elementary School serves 574 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (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 62% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Arlington Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Arlington Elementary School operates within the Torrance Unified School District.

Top Placements (California)

Arlington Elementary School is Listed among the top public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Arlington Elementary School's student population of 574 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students574 students
Gender %Arlington Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Students by GradeArlington Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Arlington Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 26:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arlington Elementary School is 0.67, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
Asian
45%
11%
Hispanic
34%
54%
Black
1%
6%
White
8%
24%
Two or more races
12%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsArlington Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.670.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Arlington Elementary School is Torrance Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Torrance Unified School District's student population of 23,775 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,925 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,361 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four school years.
    School District NameTorrance Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    32
    4
    Number of Students Managed23,7751,585
    Torrance Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    57%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    66%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$217 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$228 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,925$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,361$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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