Maurice Sendak Elementary School

  • Maurice Sendak Elementary School serves 549 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Maurice Sendak Elementary School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 549 students has declined by 21% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students549 students
Maurice Sendak Elementary School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %Maurice Sendak Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Maurice Sendak Elementary School Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by GradeMaurice Sendak Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Maurice Sendak Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Maurice Sendak Elementary School American Indian Students (2008-2010)
Asian
2%
11%
Maurice Sendak Elementary School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
87%
54%
Maurice Sendak Elementary School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
4%
6%
Maurice Sendak Elementary School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
6%
24%
Maurice Sendak Elementary School White Students (2006-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Maurice Sendak Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMaurice Sendak Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.240.41
Maurice Sendak Elementary School Diversity Score (2006-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
90%
50%
Maurice Sendak Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
9%
Maurice Sendak Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 642,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,903 is higher than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,891 is higher than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
988
4
Number of Students Managed642,3031,597
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,903$10,966
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,891$11,255
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

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.
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