Harry Wirtz Elementary School

  • Harry Wirtz Elementary School serves 657 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Harry Wirtz Elementary School operates within the Paramount Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 657 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students657 students
Harry Wirtz Elementary School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender %Harry Wirtz Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Harry Wirtz Elementary School Total Teachers (1994-2015)
Students by GradeHarry Wirtz Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Harry Wirtz Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2015)
Asian
1%
11%
Harry Wirtz Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
89%
54%
Harry Wirtz Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
8%
6%
Harry Wirtz Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
2%
24%
Harry Wirtz Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Harry Wirtz Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsHarry Wirtz Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.200.41
Harry Wirtz Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
87%
50%
Harry Wirtz Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
9%
Harry Wirtz Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Paramount Unified School District's student population of 15,665 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,412 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,232 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameParamount Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed15,6651,597
Paramount Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$150 MM$18 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$163 MM$18 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,412$10,966
Paramount Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,232$11,255
Paramount Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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