Limerick Avenue Elementary School

  • Limerick Avenue Elementary School serves 815 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Limerick Avenue Elementary School's student population of 815 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students815 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Limerick Avenue Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Limerick Avenue Elementary School is 0.29, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#6064 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Limerick Avenue 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Limerick Avenue 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
11%
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Hispanic
84%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Limerick Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
6%
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White
5%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Limerick Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Limerick Avenue Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.290.64
This chart display the diversity score of Limerick Avenue Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Limerick Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Limerick Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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