720 E. Cypress Ave.
Burbank, CA 91501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Ralph Emerson Elementary School serves 603 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ralph Emerson 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 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 603 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ralph Emerson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Ralph Emerson Elementary School's student population of 603 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
603 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Ralph Emerson Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Ralph Emerson Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1833 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
13%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
66%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ralph Emerson Elementary School's ranking?

Ralph Emerson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

58% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 65% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Ralph Emerson Elementary School?

603 students attend Ralph Emerson Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

66% of Ralph Emerson Elementary School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Ralph Emerson Elementary School?

Ralph Emerson Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Ralph Emerson Elementary School offer ?

Ralph Emerson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

School Calendar

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Event
Date
SCHOOL CLOSED - Winter Break!
December 26, 2022 (Monday)
SCHOOL CLOSED - Martin Luther King Jr. Day!
January 16, 2023 (Monday)
SCHOOL CLOSED - Lincoln Holiday!
February 13, 2023 (Monday)
SCHOOL CLOSED - President's Day!
February 20, 2023 (Monday)
SCHOOL CLOSED - Spring Break!
March 20, 2023 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 603 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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