Castle Heights Elementary School

9755 Cattaraugus Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%
Serving 483 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Castle Heights Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 483 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : Top 10% in CA
  • : 71% (Top 10%)
  • : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Castle Heights Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Castle Heights Elementary School's student population of 483 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
483 students
This chart display total students of Castle Heights Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Castle Heights Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Castle Heights Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Castle Heights Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Castle Heights Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Castle Heights Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#711 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Castle Heights Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
71%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Castle Heights 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 2021-22 school year data.
74%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Castle Heights 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Castle Heights Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Castle Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
35%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Castle Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Castle Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
38%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Castle Heights Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Castle Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Castle Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Castle Heights Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.72
This chart display the diversity score of Castle Heights Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Castle Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Castle Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Castle Heights Elementary School's ranking?
Castle Heights Elementary School is ranked #711 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in California.
What schools are Castle Heights Elementary School often compared to?
Castle Heights Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Canfield Avenue Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
71% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Castle Heights Elementary School?
483 students attend Castle Heights Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Castle Heights Elementary School students are White, 35% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 7% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Castle Heights Elementary School?
Castle Heights Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Castle Heights Elementary School offer ?
Castle Heights Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Castle Heights Elementary School part of?
Castle Heights Elementary School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.
In what neighborhood is Castle Heights Elementary School located?
Castle Heights Elementary School is located in the Beverlywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA. There are 1 other public schools located in Beverlywood.

School Reviews

Review Castle Heights Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Teaching in Contemporary Times
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
A possible school bus strike in New York City may leave more than 150,000 students scrambling for a ride to school.
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Learn about how your child's public school may be the best source of after school and vacation day care.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 483 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 71% (Top 10%)
  • : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Quick Links