Meadows Avenue Elementary School

  • Meadows Avenue Elementary School serves 431 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 84% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Meadows Avenue Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Meadows Avenue Elementary School operates within the Manhattan Beach Unified School District.

Top Placements

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

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Meadows Avenue Elementary School's student population of 431 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students431 students
Gender %Meadows Avenue Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Students by GradeMeadows Avenue Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Meadows Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meadows Avenue Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Asian
16%
11%
Hispanic
11%
54%
Black
3%
6%
White
56%
24%
Two or more races
14%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsMeadows Avenue Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
50%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Meadows Avenue Elementary School is Manhattan Beach Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Manhattan Beach Unified School District's student population of 6,745 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,356 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 18% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,684 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 31% over four school years.
    School District NameManhattan Beach Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    8
    4
    Number of Students Managed6,7451,585
    Manhattan Beach Unified School District Students Managed (1995-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    72%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    81%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$64 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$59 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,356$11,049
    District Spending / Student$8,684$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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