Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School

  • Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School serves 617 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 83% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School's student population of 617 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students617 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School is 0.53, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#219 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
10%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
66%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
12%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.530.64
This chart display the diversity score of Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHuntington Beach City Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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This school is the best school for your child it's fun and you get a good education my daughter graduated from hawes last year and she still wish she was there because in middle school it's just scary 5th grade at hawes is the best
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