William Northrup Elementary School

409 S. Atlantic Blvd.
Alhambra, CA 91801
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 804 students in grades Kindergarten-8, William Northrup Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 804 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 38%
  • : 48%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

William Northrup Elementary School's student population of 804 students has grown by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 66% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
804 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of William Northrup Elementary School is 0.55, 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)
(18-19)
38%
40%
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(18-19)
48%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of William Northrup Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
57%
12%
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Hispanic
36%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.55
This chart display the diversity score of William Northrup Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 William Northrup Elementary School often compared to?
William Northrup Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Park Elementary School, Marguerita Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend William Northrup Elementary School?
804 students attend William Northrup Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of William Northrup Elementary School students are Asian, 36% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of William Northrup Elementary School?
William Northrup Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does William Northrup Elementary School offer ?
William Northrup Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is William Northrup Elementary School part of?
William Northrup Elementary School is part of Alhambra Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 804 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 38%
  • : 48%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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