700 S. Flower St.
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Lowell Elementary School serves 779 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Lowell 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 19% (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 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

Top Rankings

Lowell Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Lowell Elementary School's student population of 779 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
779 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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Students by Grade
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Date
Modified Day - Last Day of Instruction
June 02, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Lowell 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 Lowell Elementary School is 0.02, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#8200 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lowell 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lowell 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 1993-94 school year data.
Hispanic
99%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
White
n/a
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 1997-98 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.02
This chart display the diversity score of Lowell Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lowell 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
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lowell 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 779 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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