Sparks Elementary School

  • Sparks Elementary School serves 463 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (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 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sparks 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • Sparks Elementary School's student population of 463 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students463 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Sparks Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Sparks Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sparks 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 Sparks 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#5498 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sparks 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sparks 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sparks Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Asian
3%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sparks Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
95%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sparks Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sparks Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
1%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sparks Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sparks Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.100.64
This chart display the diversity score of Sparks Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sparks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sparks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHacienda La Puente Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • La Puente Sparks Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 445 students
    0.2 miles
    15100 Giordano St.
    La Puente, CA 91744
    (626) 933-5001
    0.2 7-8 445
  • La Puente Temple Academy
    Grades: K-6 | 265 students
    0.3 miles
    635 California Ave.
    La Puente, CA 91744
    (626) 933-3100
    0.3 K-6 265
  • La Puente Nelson Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 355 students
    0.4 miles
    330 N. California Ave.
    La Puente, CA 91744
    (626) 933-8400
    0.4 K-6 355
  • La Puente California Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 344 students
    0.7 miles
    1111 California Ave.
    La Puente, CA 91744
    (626) 933-5200
    0.7 K-6 344
  • La Puente La Puente High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,152 student
    0.7 miles
    15615 E. Nelson Ave.
    La Puente, CA 91744
    (626) 934-6700
    0.7 9-12 1,152

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