Luther Burbank Elementary School

609 E. Alexander Ave.
Merced, CA 95340
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Luther Burbank Elementary School serves 647 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Luther Burbank Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Luther Burbank Elementary School's student population of 647 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students647 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Luther Burbank Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Luther Burbank Elementary School is 0.62, 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
#2677 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
57%
54%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
20%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerced City Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Luther Burbank Elementary School is Merced High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Herbert Hoover Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Donn B. Chenoweth Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Merced Merced High School Math: 22% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,729 student
    0.6 miles
    205 W. Olive Ave.
    Merced, CA 95344
    (209) 325-1000
    0.6 9-12 1,729
  • Merced Herbert Hoover Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 578 students
    0.7 miles
    800 E. 26th St.
    Merced, CA 95340
    (209) 385-6631
    0.7 7-8 578
  • Merced Donn B. Chenoweth Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 763 students
    0.8 miles
    3200 Parsons Ave.
    Merced, CA 95340
    (209) 385-6620
    0.8 K-6 763
  • Merced John Muir Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 622 students
    0.8 miles
    300 W. 26th St.
    Merced, CA 95340
    (209) 385-6667
    0.8 K-6 622
  • Merced Ada Givens Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 564 students
    0.9 miles
    2900 Green St.
    Merced, CA 95340
    (209) 385-6610
    0.9 K-6 564

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