Macarthur Elementary School

6011 Centralia St.
Lakewood, CA 90713
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Macarthur Elementary School serves 365 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Macarthur 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 student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Macarthur Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Macarthur Elementary School's student population of 365 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students365 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Macarthur 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 Macarthur Elementary School is 0.73, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2326 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
12%
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Hispanic
42%
54%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
25%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.730.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLong Beach Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Macarthur Elementary School is Lakewood High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bancroft Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cleveland Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lakewood Cleveland Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 468 students
    0.5 miles
    4760 Hackett Ave.
    Lakewood, CA 90713
    (562) 420-7552
    0.5 K-5 468
  • Lakewood Lakewood High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,196 students
    0.5 miles
    4400 Briercrest Ave.
    Lakewood, CA 90713
    (562) 425-1281
    0.5 9-12 3,196
  • Long Beach Bancroft Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 950 students
    0.9 miles
    5301 E. Centralia St.
    Long Beach, CA 90808
    (562) 425-7461
    0.9 6-8 950
  • Lakewood Gompers K-8
    Grades: K-8 | 749 students
    1.0 miles
    5206 Briercrest Ave.
    Lakewood, CA 90713
    (562) 925-2285
    1.0 K-8 749
  • Long Beach Henry
    Grades: K-5 | 833 students
    1.0 miles
    3720 Canehill Ave.
    Long Beach, CA 90808
    (562) 421-3754
    1.0 K-5 833

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