Cesar Chavez Elementary School (Closed 2021)

12110 E. Walnut St.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 318 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Cesar Chavez Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 35-39% (which was lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 40-44% (which was lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 was higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
318 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
35-39%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cesar Chavez 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 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
40-44%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cesar Chavez 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
93%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
1%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Cesar Chavez Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.14
This chart display the diversity score of Cesar Chavez 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
87%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cesar Chavez 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
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cesar Chavez 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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Cesar Chavez Elementary School?
318 students attend Cesar Chavez Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Cesar Chavez Elementary School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cesar Chavez Elementary School?
Cesar Chavez Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Cesar Chavez Elementary School offer ?
Cesar Chavez Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Cesar Chavez Elementary School part of?
Cesar Chavez Elementary School is part of Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District.

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