Christian Sorensen Elementary School

11493 E. Rosehedge Dr.

Whittier, CA 90606
(School attendance zone shown in map)

  • Christian Sorensen Elementary School serves 496 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (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 37% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Christian Sorensen 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 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Christian Sorensen Elementary School's student population of 496 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students496 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Christian Sorensen 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 28:1 has increased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Christian Sorensen Elementary School is 0.08, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Christian Sorensen Elementary School and the percentage of 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 Ratio28:124:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Christian Sorensen Elementary School and percentage of American Indian students in California by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Asian
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Christian Sorensen Elementary School and the percentage of Asian students in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
96%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Christian Sorensen Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Christian Sorensen Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
3%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Christian Sorensen Elementary School and the percentage of White students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Christian Sorensen Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.080.41
This chart display the diversity score of Christian Sorensen Elementary School and the average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Christian Sorensen Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Christian Sorensen Elementary School and the percentage of 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 NameWhittier City Elementary School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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