Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School

401 E. 40th Pl.
Los Angeles, CA 90011
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 454 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 454 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School's student population of 454 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
454 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School is 0.08, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
#8252 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
16%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ricardo Lizarraga 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 2021-22 school year data.
21%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ricardo Lizarraga 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 2021-22 school year data.
10-14%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
21:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
Hispanic
96%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
1%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.08
This chart displays the diversity score of Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School's ranking?
Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School is ranked #8252 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 21% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School?
454 students attend Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School?
Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School offer ?
Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School part of?
Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.
In what neighborhood is Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School located?
Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School is located in the South Los Angeles neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA. There are 201 other public schools located in South Los Angeles.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 454 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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