Christian Sorensen Elementary School

  • Christian Sorensen Elementary School serves 471 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Christian Sorensen Elementary School operates within the Whittier City Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 471 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students471 students
Christian Sorensen Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Christian Sorensen Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Christian Sorensen Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeChristian Sorensen Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio28:124:1
Christian Sorensen Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Christian Sorensen Elementary School American Indian Students (2000-2003)
Asian
n/a
11%
Christian Sorensen Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2011)
Hispanic
95%
54%
Christian Sorensen Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
Christian Sorensen Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
3%
24%
Christian Sorensen Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Christian Sorensen Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsChristian Sorensen Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.100.41
Christian Sorensen Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
73%
50%
Christian Sorensen Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
9%
Christian Sorensen Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Whittier City Elementary School District's student population of 6,103 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,956 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,787 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameWhittier City Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed6,1031,597
Whittier City Elementary School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$55 MM$18 MM
Whittier City Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$54 MM$18 MM
Whittier City Elementary School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,956$10,966
Whittier City Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,787$11,255
Whittier City Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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