Marvin Elementary School

2411 Marvin Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Marvin Elementary School serves 795 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Marvin Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is equal to the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Marvin Elementary School's student population of 795 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students795 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Marvin Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Marvin Elementary School is 0.22, 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
#4210 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
88%
54%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Marvin Elementary School is Los Angeles Center For Enriched Studies (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Los Angeles Charter (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cienega Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Los Angeles Cienega Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 591 students
    0.6 miles
    2611 S. Orange Dr.
    Los Angeles, CA 90016
    (323) 939-1138
    0.6 K-5 591
  • Los Angeles New Los Angeles Charter Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 162 students
    0.6 miles
    5421 Rodeo Rd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90016
    (323) 556-9500
    0.6 K-5 162
  • Los Angeles New Los Angeles Charter Charter School
    Math: 28% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 308 students
    0.7 miles
    1919 S. Burnside Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90016
    (323) 939-6400
    0.7 6-8 308
  • Los Angeles Stella Middle Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 498 students
    0.7 miles
    2636 S. Mansfield Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90016
    (323) 406-7155
    0.7 5-8 498
  • Los Angeles Baldwin Hills Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 41% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 387 students
    0.8 miles
    5421 Rodeo Rd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90016
    (323) 937-7223
    0.8 K-5 387

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