2285 Walnut Ave.
Signal Hill, CA 90755
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Signal Hill Elementary School serves 708 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 708 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Signal Hill Elementary School's student population of 708 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
708 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

The diversity score of Signal Hill Elementary School is 0.65, 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)
26%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Signal Hill 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
61%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Signal Hill 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
24%
12%
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Hispanic
52%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Signal Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
16%
5%
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White
1%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Signal Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.65
This chart display the diversity score of Signal Hill Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Signal Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Signal Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

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

26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Signal Hill Elementary School?

708 students attend Signal Hill Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

52% of Signal Hill Elementary School students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Asian, 16% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Signal Hill Elementary School?

Signal Hill Elementary School has a student ration of 28:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Signal Hill Elementary School offer ?

Signal Hill Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Signal Hill Elementary School part of?

Signal Hill Elementary School is part of Long Beach Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 708 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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