Thomas Edison Elementary School

2110 W. Chestnut St.
Burbank, CA 91506
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Thomas Edison Elementary School serves 559 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Thomas Edison Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Thomas Edison Elementary School's student population of 559 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas Edison Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas Edison Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#1626 out of 9584 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
33%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
45%
23%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBurbank Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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