1645 Valley Dr.
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Hermosa Valley Elementary School serves 789 students in grades 4-8.
Hermosa Valley Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (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 80% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Hermosa Valley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Hermosa Valley Elementary School's student population of 789 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
Total Students
789 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Hermosa Valley Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Hermosa Valley Elementary School is 0.43, 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 Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#561 out of 9659 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
12%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
74%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hermosa Valley 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 (12-13)
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hermosa Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
2  
Hermosa Valley school is horrible. Its students are rude, and downright cruel. Im so glad Im going to high school soon.
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5  
The principal and teachers go above and beyond to ensure that my child and the children that attend the school are provided with the best environment for learning. Thank you Hermosa View School!
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2  
Hermosa Valley Elementary School provides nothing but a poor education and a dejecting learning environment. The classes offered are basic. The teachers backgrounds are questionable. The students there are cruel and cliquey. I definitely do not recommend this school. It's a very close-minded environment, where they only meet California standards.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Students: 789 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43 (Btm 50%)

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