Richard Henry Lee Elementary School

Richard Henry Lee Elementary School serves 641 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (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 90% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Richard Henry Lee Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Richard Henry Lee Elementary School's student population of 641 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Richard Henry Lee Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Richard Henry Lee Elementary School is 0.72, which is more 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 Testing Rank
#65 out of 9602 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
15%
12%
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Hispanic
33%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
38%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.720.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Alamitos Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Richard Henry Lee Elementary School is Los Alamitos High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oak Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rossmoor Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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