Richard Henry Lee Elementary School serves 609 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (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 91% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 609 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 87%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 91%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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Richard Henry Lee Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Richard Henry Lee Elementary School's student population of 609 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
609 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Richard Henry Lee Elementary School is 0.72, which is more 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
87%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
91%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
17%
12%
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Hispanic
35%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
35%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 Richard Henry Lee Elementary School's ranking?

Richard Henry Lee Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Most diverse schools (Top 10%).

What schools are Richard Henry Lee Elementary School often compared to?

Richard Henry Lee Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Rossmoor Elementary School, Jack L. Weaver Elementary School by visitors of our site.

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

87% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 91% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Richard Henry Lee Elementary School?

609 students attend Richard Henry Lee Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

35% of Richard Henry Lee Elementary School students are Hispanic, 35% of students are White, 17% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Richard Henry Lee Elementary School?

Richard Henry Lee Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Richard Henry Lee Elementary School offer ?

Richard Henry Lee Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Richard Henry Lee Elementary School part of?

Richard Henry Lee Elementary School is part of Los Alamitos Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 609 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 87%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 91%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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