Imperial Elementary School

8133 Imperial Hwy.
Downey, CA 90242
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Imperial Elementary School serves 497 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
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 higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 497 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Imperial Elementary School's student population of 497 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Imperial Elementary School is 0.21, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
55-59%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
55-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
89%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
6%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Imperial Elementary School often compared to?
Imperial Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ward (E. W.) Elementary School, Gauldin (A.l.) Elementary School by visitors of our site.
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?
497 students attend Imperial Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Imperial Elementary School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Imperial Elementary School?
Imperial Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Imperial Elementary School offer ?
Imperial Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3
What school district is Imperial Elementary School part of?
Imperial Elementary School is part of Downey Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 497 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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