El Cerrito Elementary School

1051 N. Hillside St.
La Habra, CA 90633
(School attendance zone shown in map)
El Cerrito Elementary School serves 463 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 463 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

El Cerrito Elementary School's student population of 463 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of El Cerrito Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
35%
40%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
40%
51%
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
82%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
8%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are El Cerrito Elementary School often compared to?
El Cerrito Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Arbolita Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend El Cerrito Elementary School?
463 students attend El Cerrito Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of El Cerrito Elementary School students are Hispanic, 8% of students are White, 5% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of El Cerrito Elementary School?
El Cerrito Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does El Cerrito Elementary School offer ?
El Cerrito Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is El Cerrito Elementary School part of?
El Cerrito Elementary School is part of La Habra City Elementary School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Washington Middle School Open House
February 23, 2024 (Friday)
Imperial Middle School Open House
March 07, 2024 (Thursday)
Spring Break-No School
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last day of Instruction - TK - 7th graders
May 30, 2024 (Thursday)
Last Day of School: TK-6th Grade School Hours 8:00am-12:30pm
May 30, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 463 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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