Dunsmore Elementary School

Tel: (818)248-1758
  • Dunsmore Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Dunsmore 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 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Dunsmore Elementary School operates within the Glendale Unified School District.

Top Placements (California)

Dunsmore Elementary School is Listed among the top public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Dunsmore Elementary School's student population of 457 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students457 students
Gender %Dunsmore Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Students by GradeDunsmore Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Dunsmore Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dunsmore Elementary School is 0.65, which is more 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)
55%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Asian
21%
11%
Hispanic
14%
54%
White
53%
24%
Two or more races
12%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsDunsmore Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.650.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Dunsmore Elementary School is Glendale Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Glendale Unified School District's student population of 26,052 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,850 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,250 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameGlendale Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    34
    4
    Number of Students Managed26,0521,585
    Glendale Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    61%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$284 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$268 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,850$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,250$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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