Billy Mitchell Elementary School

  • Billy Mitchell Elementary School serves 581 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Billy Mitchell Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Billy Mitchell Elementary School operates within the Lawndale Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • Billy Mitchell Elementary School's student population of 581 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students581 students
Gender %Billy Mitchell Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Students by GradeBilly Mitchell Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Billy Mitchell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Billy Mitchell Elementary School is 0.35, which is less 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)
30%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
Asian
2%
11%
Hispanic
80%
54%
Black
10%
6%
White
5%
24%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsBilly Mitchell Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.350.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Billy Mitchell Elementary School is Lawndale Elementary School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Lawndale Elementary School District's student population of 6,183 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,371 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,892 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameLawndale Elementary School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    9
    4
    Number of Students Managed6,1831,585
    Lawndale Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    32%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    45%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$59 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$63 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,371$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,892$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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