Gardena Elementary School

647 W. Gardena Blvd.
Gardena, CA 90247
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Gardena Elementary School serves 593 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (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 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Gardena Elementary School's student population of 593 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students593 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gardena Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gardena Elementary School is 0.22, 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#5647 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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Asian
1%
11%
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Hispanic
88%
54%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
4%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gardena Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.220.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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