Ernie Pyle Elementary School

14500 S. Woodruff Ave.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Ernie Pyle Elementary School serves 496 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Ernie Pyle Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Ernie Pyle Elementary School's student population of 496 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students496 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Ernie Pyle Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Ernie Pyle Elementary School is 0.49, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5378 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
70%
54%
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Black
15%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBellflower Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Ernie Pyle Elementary School is Bellflower High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frank E. Woodruff Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bellflower Bellflower High School Math: 23% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 2,471 students
    0.4 miles
    15301 S. Mcnab Ave.
    Bellflower, CA 90706
    (562) 920-1801
    0.4 7-12 2,471
  • Bellflower Frank E. Woodruff Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 528 students
    0.5 miles
    15332 S. Eucalyptus St.
    Bellflower, CA 90706
    (562) 804-6545
    0.5 K-6 528
  • Bellflower Washington Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 724 students
    0.7 miles
    9725 E. Jefferson St.
    Bellflower, CA 90706
    (562) 804-6535
    0.7 K-6 724
  • Norwalk Anna M. Glazier Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 518 students
    0.9 miles
    10932 E. Excelsior Dr.
    Norwalk, CA 90650
    (562) 210-2890
    0.9 K-5 518
  • Downey Lewis Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 816 students
    0.9 miles
    13220 S. Bellflower Blvd.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562) 904-3590
    0.9 K-5 816

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