809 E. Kelso St.
Inglewood, CA 90301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Kelso (william H.) Elementary School serves 523 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Kelso (william H.) 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Kelso (william H.) Elementary School's student population of 523 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
523 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Kelso (william H.) Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Kelso (william H.) Elementary School is 0.52, 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
#7787 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
23:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
57%
54%
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Black
40%
5%
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White
1%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
Kelso's academic program is excellent focusing on the state requirements and preparing the students for state testing. The staff assist the students in areas of need based on the previous year state test. The student's state tests are looked at individually and as a whole grade level for need of improvement. Additional help to prepare the students for testing is arranged before school, after school and half of their lunch period. The principal, administrators and staff are helpful and concerned about the children's education and well being. Music is limited, however, a music director was contracted and taught the students to play the recorder. The students are honored with academic awards, attendance, student of the month, etc. The facility is a small version, but is clean and orderly. There is parent involvement, however, there is a need of more parent volunteers.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 523 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Btm 50%)

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