Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School

  • Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School serves 606 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (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 80% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School's student population of 606 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students606 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School is 0.56, 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 School Rank#335 out of 9602 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
13%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
63%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.560.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHuntington Beach City Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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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