Daniel Phelan Elementary School

  • Daniel Phelan Elementary School serves 545 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Daniel Phelan Elementary School's student population of 545 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Daniel Phelan Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Daniel Phelan Elementary School is 0.06, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#2570 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Daniel Phelan 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Daniel Phelan 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Daniel Phelan Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
97%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Daniel Phelan Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Daniel Phelan Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
White
3%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Daniel Phelan Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Daniel Phelan Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.060.41
This chart display the diversity score of Daniel Phelan Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Daniel Phelan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Daniel Phelan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhittier City Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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