Dunsmore Elementary School

  • Dunsmore Elementary School serves 545 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dunsmore Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Dunsmore Elementary School's student population of 545 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dunsmore Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Dunsmore Elementary School is 0.69, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#816 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
24%
12%
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Hispanic
11%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
47%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
17%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlendale Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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