Dr. Theodore T. Alexander Junior Science Center

3737 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Dr. Theodore T. Alexander Junior Science Center serves 649 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Dr. Theodore T. Alexander Junior Science Center 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 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 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Dr. Theodore T. Alexander Junior Science Center's student population of 649 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
649 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Dr. Theodore T. Alexander Junior Science Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dr. Theodore T. Alexander Junior Science Center is 0.30, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5403 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
83%
54%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 649 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30 (Btm 50%)

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