8133 Imperial Hwy.
Downey, CA 90242
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Imperial Elementary School serves 533 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Imperial Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 533 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Imperial Elementary School's student population of 533 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
533 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Imperial Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Imperial Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2282 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
91%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
5%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Imperial Elementary School's ranking?

Imperial Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Imperial Elementary School?

533 students attend Imperial Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

91% of Imperial Elementary School students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Imperial Elementary School?

Imperial Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Imperial Elementary School offer ?

Imperial Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 533 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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