Melvin Avenue Elementary School

7700 Melvin Ave.
Reseda, CA 91335
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Melvin Avenue Elementary School serves 376 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Melvin Avenue 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Melvin Avenue Elementary School's student population of 376 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Melvin Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Melvin Avenue Elementary School is 0.36, 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
#7065 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
79%
54%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
5%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.360.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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, middle school and elementary school to Melvin Avenue Elementary School is Sven Lokrantz Special Education Center (0.5 miles away)
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