Chapman Elementary School

1947 Marine Ave.
Gardena, CA 90249
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Chapman Elementary School serves 369 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 369 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Chapman Elementary School's student population of 369 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Chapman Elementary School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
50%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
58%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chapman 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
18:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
15%
12%
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Hispanic
59%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Chapman Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
14%
5%
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White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Chapman 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
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chapman 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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Chapman Elementary School often compared to?
Chapman Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like One Hundred Fifty-sixth Street Elementary School, Denker Avenue Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Chapman Elementary School?
369 students attend Chapman Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Chapman Elementary School students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Asian, 14% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Chapman Elementary School?
Chapman Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Chapman Elementary School offer ?
Chapman Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Chapman Elementary School part of?
Chapman Elementary School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 369 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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