Washington Accelerated Elementary School

1520 N. Raymond Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91103
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (626)396-5840
  • Washington Accelerated Elementary School serves 588 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Washington Accelerated 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Washington Accelerated Elementary School operates within the Pasadena Unified School District.

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School Overview

  • Washington Accelerated Elementary School's student population of 588 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students588 students
Gender %Washington Accelerated Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Students by GradeWashington Accelerated Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Washington Accelerated Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington Accelerated Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
Asian
1%
11%
Hispanic
83%
54%
Black
13%
6%
White
3%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsWashington Accelerated Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.300.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Washington Accelerated Elementary School is Pasadena Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Pasadena Unified School District's student population of 18,377 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,961 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,532 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    School District NamePasadena Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    33
    4
    Number of Students Managed18,3771,585
    Pasadena Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    30%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$234 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$245 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,961$11,049
    District Spending / Student$12,532$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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