7544 E. Emerson Pl.
Rosemead, CA 91770
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Emerson (Ralph Waldo) Elementary School serves 442 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Emerson (Ralph Waldo) Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 442 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Emerson (Ralph Waldo) Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Emerson (Ralph Waldo) Elementary School's student population of 442 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Emerson (Ralph Waldo) Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Emerson (Ralph Waldo) Elementary School is 0.51, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2122 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
22:1
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American Indian
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Asian
59%
12%
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Hispanic
38%
56%
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Black
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5%
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White
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22%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Emerson (Ralph Waldo) Elementary School's ranking?

Emerson (Ralph Waldo) Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Emerson (Ralph Waldo) Elementary School?

442 students attend Emerson (Ralph Waldo) Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

59% of Emerson (Ralph Waldo) Elementary School students are Asian, 38% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Emerson (Ralph Waldo) Elementary School?

Emerson (Ralph Waldo) Elementary School has a student ration of 28:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Emerson (Ralph Waldo) Elementary School offer ?

Emerson (Ralph Waldo) Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 442 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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