Wesley Gaines Elementary School

  • Wesley Gaines Elementary School serves 440 students in grades KG-3.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Wesley Gaines Elementary School operates within the Paramount Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 440 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-3
Total Students440 students
Wesley Gaines Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Wesley Gaines Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Wesley Gaines Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeWesley Gaines Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio28:124:1
Wesley Gaines Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Wesley Gaines Elementary School American Indian Students (1989-2008)
Asian
1%
11%
Wesley Gaines Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
92%
54%
Wesley Gaines Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
7%
6%
Wesley Gaines Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
n/a
24%
Wesley Gaines Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic GroupsWesley Gaines Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.150.41
Wesley Gaines Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
85%
50%
Wesley Gaines Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
9%
Wesley Gaines Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Paramount Unified School District's student population of 15,665 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,412 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,232 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameParamount Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed15,6651,597
Paramount Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$150 MM$18 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$163 MM$18 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,412$10,966
Paramount Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,232$11,255
Paramount Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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