Luther Burbank Elementary School

609 E. Alexander Ave.
Merced, CA 95340
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Luther Burbank Elementary School serves 647 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 647 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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 Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
647 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Luther Burbank Elementary School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
54%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
63%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
59%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
18%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Luther Burbank Elementary School often compared to?
Luther Burbank Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Donn B. Chenoweth Elementary School, Ada Givens Elementary School, Allan Peterson Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Luther Burbank Elementary School?
647 students attend Luther Burbank Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Luther Burbank Elementary School students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 11% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Luther Burbank Elementary School?
Luther Burbank Elementary School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Luther Burbank Elementary School offer ?
Luther Burbank Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Luther Burbank Elementary School part of?
Luther Burbank Elementary School is part of Merced City Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 647 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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