Laurel Elementary School

  • Laurel Elementary School serves 604 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is equal to the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Laurel Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Laurel Elementary School's student population of 604 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students604 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Laurel Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Laurel Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Laurel Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Laurel Elementary School is 0.15, 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#3694 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Laurel Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Laurel Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Asian
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
92%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
6%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Laurel Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.150.64
This chart display the diversity score of Laurel Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Laurel 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
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Whittier City Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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