Lowell Joint School District

11019 Valley Home Ave.
Whittier, CA 90603-3042
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Lowell Joint School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,047 students in Lowell Joint School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Lowell Joint School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
6 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
3,047 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
125 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Lowell Joint School District, which is ranked #451 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#436 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lowell Joint  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lowell Joint  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lowell Joint  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.48
0.63
# American Indian Students
3 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
185 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
6%
12%
# Hispanic Students
2,108 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
69%
56%
# Black Students
42 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
590 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
19%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
109 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
377
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
291
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
279
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
309
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
312
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
329
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
365
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
377
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
408
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,627 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,044 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 35% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$42 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lowell Joint  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$49 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Lowell Joint  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,627
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lowell Joint  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,044
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lowell Joint  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Lowell Joint School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Meadow Green Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12025 S. Grovedale Dr.
Whittier, CA 90604
(562) 902-4241
Grades: K-6
| 497 students
Rank: #22.
El Portal Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 N. Nada St.
La Habra, CA 90631
(562) 902-4211
Grades: K-6
| 482 students
Rank: #33.
Rancho-starbuck Intermediate
Math: 32% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
16430 Woodbrier Dr.
Whittier, CA 90604
(562) 902-4261
Grades: 7-8
| 785 students
Rank: #44.
Jordan Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10654 Jordan Rd.
Whittier, CA 90603
(562) 902-4221
Grades: K-6
| 424 students
Rank: #55.
Macy Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 W. Russell St.
La Habra, CA 90631
(562) 902-4231
Grades: K-6
| 437 students
Rank: #66.
Olita Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
950 S. Briercliff Dr.
La Habra, CA 90631
(562) 902-4251
Grades: K-6
| 422 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Lowell Joint School District?
Lowell Joint School District manages 6 public schools serving 3,047 students.
What is the rank of Lowell Joint School District?
Lowell Joint School District is ranked #451 out of 1,167 school districts in California (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Lowell Joint School District?
69% of Lowell Joint School District students are Hispanic, 19% of students are White, 6% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Lowell Joint School District?
Lowell Joint School District has a student/teacher ratio of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Lowell Joint School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,044 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 35% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: KG-08
  • Enrollment: 3,047 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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