9739 Denni St.
Cypress, CA 90630
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Margaret Landell Elementary School serves 754 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Margaret Landell Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (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 84% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 754 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Margaret Landell Elementary School's student population of 754 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
754 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Margaret Landell Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Margaret Landell Elementary School is 0.52, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#225 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
67%
12%
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Hispanic
14%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
10%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   3/19/2015
This school has excellent teachers and a new caring Principal who keeps parents well-informed. The teachers expect a lot and there is a lot of homework, but my daughter has excelled at this school with its advanced curriculum. My 3rd grade daughter, required to read for 30 minutes a day, now reads at the 6th grade level. Her writing has improved dramatically. She aces most math tests and the teachers drill her twice a week on addition facts, allowing only a minute and a half to do 30 addition problems. My 2nd daughter, who just finished Kindergarten, was already expected to do research on Ocean Animals and then make an oral presentation. She needs extra assistance on math, but the caring teachers are willing to go out of their way to help. The school is on top of the latest learning systems such as Common Core, Reading Counts/Lexile Scoring, and Thinking Maps. The Principal offers educational classes to parents to help them understand the new tools and assist their children in maximizing the tools' effectiveness for schoolwork and exams. The student pickup/dropoff has improved and security at the campus has improved with the installation of fences and better control of entrances.
- Posted by Parent - cavac
5   8/21/2014
This school has excellent teachers and a new caring Principal who keeps parents well-informed. The teachers expect a lot and there is a lot of homework, but my daughter has excelled at this school with its advanced curriculum. My 3rd grade daughter, required to read for 30 minutes a day, now reads at the 6th grade level. She aces most math tests and the teachers drill her twice a week on addition facts, allowing only 90 seconds to do 30 addition problems. My 2nd daughter, who just finished Kindergarten, was already expected to do research on Ocean Animals and then make an oral presentation. She needs extra assistance on math, but the caring teachers are willing to go out of their way to help. The school is on top of the latest learning systems such as Common Core, Reading Counts/Lexile Scoring, and Thinking Maps. The Principal offers educational classes to parents to help them understand the new tools and assist their children in maximizing the tools' effectiveness. The student pickup/dropoff has improved and security at the campus has improved with the installation of fences and better control of entrances. The school is the best elementary school in the district and near Oxford Academy, one of the most difficult high schools to get into in the country. Landell puts special emphasis on writing skills and that will help students who want to get into Oxford Academy, which looks for excellent writers. Although the receptionist may be rude to you if you don't pick up your kids on time, she is well-organized and is on top of things.
- Posted by Parent - tobyc

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 754 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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