Washington Elementary School

9725 E. Jefferson St.

Bellflower, CA 90706
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (562)804-6535
  • Washington Elementary School serves 727 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (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 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Washington 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 23:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Washington Elementary School operates within the Bellflower Unified School District.

School Overview

  • Washington Elementary School's student population of 727 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students727 students
Gender %Washington Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Students by GradeWashington Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Washington 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 23:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.27, 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)
15%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
Asian
3%
11%
Hispanic
85%
54%
Black
8%
6%
White
4%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsWashington Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.270.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Washington Elementary School is Bellflower 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.
    • Bellflower Unified School District's student population of 12,663 students has decreased by 7% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,720 in this district is less 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 $9,055 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameBellflower Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    15
    4
    Number of Students Managed12,6631,585
    Bellflower Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    29%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$120 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$124 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,720$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,055$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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