Willow Elementary School

2777 Willow Pl.
South Gate, CA 90280
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 431 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Willow 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 48% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 431 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 48%
  • : 50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Willow Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Willow Elementary School's student population of 431 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
431 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Willow Elementary School is 0.06, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
48%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Willow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
50%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Willow 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
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
Hispanic
97%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Willow Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
1%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.06
This chart display the diversity score of Willow 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
91%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Willow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Willow Elementary School often compared to?
Willow Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Independence Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
48% 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 Willow Elementary School?
431 students attend Willow Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Willow Elementary School students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Willow Elementary School?
Willow Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Willow Elementary School offer ?
Willow Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Willow Elementary School part of?
Willow Elementary School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 431 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 48%
  • : 50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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