Los Alamitos Elementary School

  • Los Alamitos Elementary School serves 736 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Los Alamitos Elementary School's student population of 736 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students736 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Los Alamitos Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Los Alamitos Elementary School is 0.69, which is more 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#404 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Los Alamitos 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)
78%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Los Alamitos 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 Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
26%
11%
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Hispanic
18%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
46%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Los Alamitos 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
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Los Alamitos Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.690.64
This chart display the diversity score of Los Alamitos 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
7%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Los Alamitos 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
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Los Alamitos 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 NameSan Jose Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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