11481 Foster Rd.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Richard Henry Lee Elementary School serves 641 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
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 2018-19 school year.
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 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 Rankings

Richard Henry Lee Elementary School ranks 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 Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Richard Henry Lee Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#67 out of 9659 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
23:1
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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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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
5%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 641 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 91% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72 (Top 10%)

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