Teresa Hughes Elementary School

4242 Clara St.
Bell Gardens, CA 90201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Teresa Hughes Elementary School serves 783 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Teresa Hughes 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 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).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Teresa Hughes Elementary School's student population of 783 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students783 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Rankings

Teresa Hughes Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Teresa Hughes Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#6870 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
97%
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
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
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 Teresa Hughes Elementary School is Bell Senior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Elizabeth Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jaime Escalante Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bell Gardens Jaime Escalante Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 568 students
    0.3 miles
    4443 Live Oak St.
    Bell Gardens, CA 90201
    (323) 890-2340
    0.3 K-6 568
  • Bell Gardens Bell Senior High School Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,609 students
    0.6 miles
    4328 Bell Ave.
    Bell Gardens, CA 90201
    (323) 832-4700
    0.6 9-12 2,609
  • Bell Gardens Elizabeth Learning Center Math: 20% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,797 student
    0.6 miles
    4811 Elizabeth St.
    Bell Gardens, CA 90201
    (323) 271-3600
    0.6 K-12 1,797
  • Bell Gardens Corona Avenue Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 793 students
    0.7 miles
    3825 Bell Ave.
    Bell Gardens, CA 90201
    (323) 560-1323
    0.7 K-5 793
  • Bell Gardens Ellen Ochoa Learning Center Math: 19% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,303 student
    0.9 miles
    5027 Live Oak St.
    Bell Gardens, CA 90201
    (323) 869-1300
    0.9 K-8 1,303

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