Maurice Sendak Elementary School

11414 W. Tiara St.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 390 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Maurice Sendak Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 390 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : 25%
  • : 31%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Maurice Sendak Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Maurice Sendak Elementary School's student population of 390 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Maurice Sendak Elementary School is 0.21, 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.
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State Level (CA)
(18-19)
25%
40%
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(18-19)
31%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maurice Sendak Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
89%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Maurice Sendak Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
6%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.21
This chart display the diversity score of Maurice Sendak Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Maurice Sendak Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maurice Sendak Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Maurice Sendak Elementary School often compared to?
Maurice Sendak Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Victory Boulevard Elementary School, Fair Avenue Elementary School, Bellingham Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Maurice Sendak Elementary School?
390 students attend Maurice Sendak Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Maurice Sendak Elementary School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Maurice Sendak Elementary School?
Maurice Sendak Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Maurice Sendak Elementary School offer ?
Maurice Sendak Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Maurice Sendak Elementary School part of?
Maurice Sendak Elementary School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.

School Reviews

5   4/16/2018
Sendak is an awesome school! I love the staff and Administration. The parent center is great a resource for the parents and community. The facilities are new and clean. The special education program is very qualified and most of all caring and compassionate. Teachers strive to provide the best education for their students. It offers have a Magnet program that will kick off in the fall. I love this school.
- Posted by Parent - Grateful
5   7/10/2008
This is a newly built dream school that is a safe, community based effort to prepare our well rounded students to be leaders. It has every ammenitiy including wireless access but more importantly, it has heart. The teachers and parents love the children and the school. It shines as a beacon where everyone is wild about teaching and learning. Mr. Sendak is the headmaster.
- Posted by Administrator - nko91

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 390 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : 25%
  • : 31%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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