Taper Avenue Elementary School

1824 Taper Ave.
San Pedro, CA 90731
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 687 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Taper Avenue Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 687 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : 67%
  • : 67%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Taper Avenue Elementary School's student population of 687 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
687 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Taper Avenue Elementary School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
67%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Taper Avenue 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 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
67%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Taper Avenue 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
21:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Taper Avenue Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Taper Avenue Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
9%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Taper Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
57%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Taper Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Taper Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
21%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Taper Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Taper Avenue Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.62
This chart display the diversity score of Taper Avenue Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Taper Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Taper Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Taper Avenue Elementary School often compared to?
Taper Avenue Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Park Western Place Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
67% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Taper Avenue Elementary School?
687 students attend Taper Avenue Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Taper Avenue Elementary School students are Hispanic, 21% of students are White, 9% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Black, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Taper Avenue Elementary School?
Taper Avenue Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Taper Avenue Elementary School offer ?
Taper Avenue Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Taper Avenue Elementary School part of?
Taper Avenue Elementary School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 687 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : 67%
  • : 67%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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