Melbourne (Ella P.) Elementary School

21314 Claretta Ave.
Lakewood, CA 90715
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Melbourne (Ella P.) Elementary School serves 490 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Melbourne (Ella P.) Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Melbourne (Ella P.) Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Melbourne (Ella P.) Elementary School's student population of 490 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Rankings

Melbourne (Ella P.) Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Melbourne (Ella P.) Elementary School is 0.15, 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
#5789 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
92%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Melbourne (Ella P.) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameABC Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Melbourne (Ella P.) Elementary School is Artesia High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fedde (Pharis F.) Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Palms Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lakewood Palms Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 637 students
    0.4 miles
    12445 E. 207th St.
    Lakewood, CA 90715
    (562) 229-7900
    0.4 K-6 637
  • Hawaiian Gardens Fedde (Pharis F.) Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 389 students
    0.5 miles
    21409 S. Elaine Ave.
    Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716
    (562) 229-7805
    0.5 7-8 389
  • Cerritos Tetzlaff (Martin B.) Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 53% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 637 students
    0.7 miles
    12351 E. Del Amo Blvd.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7795
    0.7 7-8 637
  • Lakewood Artesia High School Magnet School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,482 student
    0.8 miles
    12108 E. Del Amo Blvd.
    Lakewood, CA 90715
    (562) 229-7700
    0.8 9-12 1,482
  • Hawaiian Gardens Furgeson (Venn W.) Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 386 students
    0.8 miles
    22215 Elaine Ave.
    Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716
    (562) 229-7855
    0.8 K-6 386

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