Charles G. Emery Elementary School

8600 Somerset St.
Buena Park, CA 90621
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Charles G. Emery Elementary School serves 655 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Charles G. Emery Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Charles G. Emery Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Charles G. Emery Elementary School's student population of 655 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students655 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Charles G. Emery Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Charles G. Emery Elementary School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1677 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
46%
12%
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Hispanic
39%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
9%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuena Park Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Charles G. Emery Elementary School is Buena Park High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Los Coyotes Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gordon H. Beatty Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buena Park Gordon H. Beatty Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 767 students
    0.4 miles
    8201 Country Club Dr.
    Buena Park, CA 90621
    (714) 523-1160
    0.4 K-6 767
  • La Mirada Los Coyotes Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 437 students
    1.1 miles
    14640 Mercado Ave.
    La Mirada, CA 90638
    (562) 210-3595
    1.1 6-8 437
  • La Mirada Eastwood Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 471 students
    1.2 miles
    15730 Pescados Dr.
    La Mirada, CA 90638
    (562) 210-2650
    1.2 K-5 471
  • Fullerton Robert C. Fisler Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-8 | 918 students
    1.2 miles
    1350 Starbuck St.
    Fullerton, CA 92833
    (714) 447-2890
    1.2 K-8 918
  • Fullerton Valencia Park Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 616 students
    1.4 miles
    3441 W. Valencia Dr.
    Fullerton, CA 92833
    (714) 447-7755
    1.4 K-6 616

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