Helen Keller Elementary School

3521 Palm Ave.
Lynwood, CA 90262
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Helen Keller Elementary School serves 655 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Helen Keller 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 22% (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 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Helen Keller Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Helen Keller Elementary School's student population of 655 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students655 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Helen Keller Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Helen Keller Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Helen Keller 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 Helen Keller Elementary School is 0.13, 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
#7489 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
93%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Helen Keller Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
5%
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Helen Keller Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLynwood Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Helen Keller Elementary School is Lynwood Alternative (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lynwood Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rosa Parks Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lynwood Lynwood Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,014 student
    0.3 miles
    12124 Bullis Rd.
    Lynwood, CA 90262
    (310) 603-1466
    0.3 7-8 1,014
  • Lynwood Rosa Parks Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 581 students
    0.4 miles
    3900 Agnes St.
    Lynwood, CA 90262
    (310) 603-1401
    0.4 K-6 581
  • Lynwood Lindbergh Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 756 students
    0.5 miles
    3300 Cedar Ave.
    Lynwood, CA 90262
    (310) 603-1521
    0.5 K-6 756
  • Lynwood Mark Twain Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 622 students
    0.5 miles
    12315 Thorson Ave.
    Lynwood, CA 90262
    (310) 603-1500
    0.5 K-6 622
  • Compton Foster Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 738 students
    0.6 miles
    1620 N. Pannes St.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (310) 898-6180
    0.6 K-5 738

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