Van Deene Avenue Elementary School

826 W. Javelin St.
Torrance, CA 90502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Van Deene Avenue Elementary School serves 288 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 288 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Van Deene Avenue Elementary School's student population of 288 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Van Deene Avenue Elementary School is 0.44, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
40-44%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
12%
12%
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Hispanic
74%
56%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
4%
21%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Van Deene Avenue Elementary School often compared to?
Van Deene Avenue Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Halldale Elementary School, Meyler Street Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Van Deene Avenue Elementary School?
288 students attend Van Deene Avenue Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Van Deene Avenue Elementary School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Black, 4% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Van Deene Avenue Elementary School?
Van Deene Avenue Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Van Deene Avenue Elementary School offer ?
Van Deene Avenue Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Van Deene Avenue Elementary School part of?
Van Deene Avenue Elementary School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 288 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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