Centinela Elementary School

  • Centinela Elementary School serves 688 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Centinela 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.

School Overview

  • Centinela Elementary School's student population of 688 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students688 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Centinela Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Centinela Elementary School is 0.23, 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)
Overall School Rank#7533 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Centinela 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Centinela 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
87%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Centinela Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
13%
6%
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White
n/a
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Centinela Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Centinela Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.230.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Centinela Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Centinela Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameInglewood Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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