Emerson Elementary School

  • Emerson Elementary School serves 570 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

School Overview

  • Emerson Elementary School's student population of 570 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students570 students
This chart display total students of Emerson Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Emerson Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Emerson Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Emerson Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Emerson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Emerson Elementary School is 0.41, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#7199 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Emerson 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)
31%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Emerson 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 Ratio29:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Emerson Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
73%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
24%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
n/a
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Emerson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.410.64
This chart display the diversity score of Emerson 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
70%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Emerson 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
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Emerson 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 NameCompton Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Compton Roosevelt Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 605 students
    0.3 miles
    1200 E. Alondra Blvd.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (310)898-6040
    0.3 6-8 605
  • Compton Compton Unified Rop Vocational School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.5 miles
    700 N. Bullis Rd.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (310)898-6000
    0.5 9-12 n/a
  • Compton Kelly Elementary School
    Grades: K-8 | 981 students
    0.8 miles
    2320 E. Alondra Blvd.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (310)898-6410
    0.8 K-8 981
  • Compton Compton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1673 students
    0.9 miles
    601 S. Acacia St.
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310)635-3881
    0.9 9-12 1673
  • Long Beach King Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 737 students
    0.9 miles
    145 E. Artesia Blvd.
    Long Beach, CA 90805
    (562)428-1232
    0.9 K-5 737

School Reviews

Review Emerson Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Across the country, public schools are being caught red-handed in manipulating their test scores, graduation rates, and campus safety data. Learn about why schools are cheating and how they are distorting the truth.
When asked to rank the quality of their child's school, most parents rated it a B average. And yet politicians would have you believe that the American public-school system is failing. How are America's public schools really doing, and how do we know?
The high school graduation rate is in a constant state of change and dropout rates affect more than the individual student. Read on to learn about factors influencing high school graduation rates and what schools can do to improve them.