Sharp Avenue Elementary School

13800 Pierce St.
Pacoima, CA 91331
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Sharp Avenue Elementary School serves 680 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Sharp Avenue Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Sharp Avenue Elementary School's student population of 680 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students680 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Sharp Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Sharp Avenue Elementary School is 0.10, which is less 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
#6056 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
95%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sharp Avenue Elementary School is Arleta High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pacoima Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beachy Avenue Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pacoima Beachy Avenue Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 529 students
    0.4 miles
    9757 Beachy Ave.
    Pacoima, CA 91331
    (818) 899-0241
    0.4 K-5 529
  • Pacoima Arleta High School Math: 23% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,418 student
    0.6 miles
    14200 Van Nuys Blvd.
    Pacoima, CA 91331
    (818) 686-4100
    0.6 9-12 1,418
  • Pacoima Pacoima Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,190 student
    0.6 miles
    9919 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
    Pacoima, CA 91331
    (818) 686-4200
    0.6 6-8 1,190
  • Pacoima Haddon Avenue Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 822 students
    0.7 miles
    10115 Haddon Ave.
    Pacoima, CA 91331
    (818) 899-0244
    0.7 K-5 822
  • Panorama City Liggett Street Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 709 students
    1.1 miles
    9373 Moonbeam Ave.
    Panorama City, CA 91402
    (818) 892-4388
    1.1 K-5 709

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