4130 W. 154th St.
Lawndale, CA 90260
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
William Anderson Elementary School serves 634 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
William Anderson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 634 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

William Anderson Elementary School's student population of 634 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
634 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

William Anderson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of William Anderson Elementary School is 0.43, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3929 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
75%
56%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
3%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend William Anderson Elementary School?

634 students attend William Anderson Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

75% of William Anderson Elementary School students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 7% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of William Anderson Elementary School?

William Anderson Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does William Anderson Elementary School offer ?

William Anderson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 634 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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