Betty Plasencia Elementary School

  • Betty Plasencia Elementary School serves 672 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Betty Plasencia Elementary School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 672 students has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-6
Total Students672 students
Betty Plasencia Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Betty Plasencia Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Betty Plasencia Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeBetty Plasencia Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
Betty Plasencia Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Betty Plasencia Elementary School American Indian Students (1996-1997)
Asian
5%
11%
Betty Plasencia Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
91%
54%
Betty Plasencia Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
6%
Betty Plasencia Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
3%
24%
Betty Plasencia Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBetty Plasencia Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.170.41
Betty Plasencia Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
75%
50%
Betty Plasencia Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
9%
Betty Plasencia Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 642,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,903 is higher than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,891 is higher than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
988
4
Number of Students Managed642,3031,597
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,903$10,966
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,891$11,255
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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