Mt. Washington Elementary School

3981 San Rafael Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90065
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Mt. Washington Elementary School serves 402 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Mt. Washington Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Mt. Washington Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Mt. Washington Elementary School's student population of 402 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-6
Total Students402 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Mt. Washington Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Mt. Washington Elementary School is 0.64, which is equal to 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
#1199 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
30%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
51%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 to Mt. Washington Elementary School is Academia Avance Charter (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Arroyo Seco Museum Science (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aldama Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Los Angeles Aldama Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 517 students
    0.7 miles
    632 N. Ave. 50
    Los Angeles, CA 90042
    (323) 255-1434
    0.7 K-6 517
  • Los Angeles Arroyo Seco Museum Science Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 557 students
    0.7 miles
    4805 Sycamore Terr.
    Los Angeles, CA 90042
    (323) 254-5141
    0.7 K-8 557
  • Los Angeles Aragon Avenue Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 316 students
    0.9 miles
    1118 Aragon Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90065
    (323) 221-5173
    0.9 K-5 316
  • Los Angeles Academia Avance Charter Charter School
    Math: 20% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 389 students
    1.0 miles
    115 N. Ave. 53
    Los Angeles, CA 90042
    (323) 230-7270
    1 6-12 389
  • Los Angeles Buchanan Street Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 392 students
    1.1 miles
    5024 Buchanan St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90042
    (323) 255-7118
    1.1 K-6 392

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