Sophia T. Salvin Special Education Center

  • Sophia T. Salvin Special Education Center serves 101 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sophia T. Salvin Special Education Center 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 student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than 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).

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School Overview

  • Sophia T. Salvin Special Education Center's student population of 101 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sophia T. Salvin Special Education Center 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 Sophia T. Salvin Special Education Center is 0.36, 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#9519 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
79%
54%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sophia T. Salvin Special Education Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.360.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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

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