PROFICIENCY 45% 17% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
41%Downey Unified
41%Downey
38%California

Lewis Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Downey Unified" in Downey, CA. There are a total of 766 students and 30 teachers at Lewis Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 403 free lunch students and 149 reduced lunch students.

Lewis Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.5%, which is 17% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students766
Teachers30
Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch403
Reduced lunch149

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Lewis Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All44%
345-49%
440-44%
535-39%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All45%
345-49%
440-44%
545-49%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Lewis Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 4.4% 5.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 6.3% 3.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.6% 2.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 83.0% 87.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.9% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 0.4% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Carpenter Elementary26%0.4Downey, CA
Gauldin Elementary33%0.7Downey, CA
Ernie Pyle Elementary37%0.9Bellflower, CA
Ward Elementary50%1.0Downey, CA
Sussman Middle School29%1.0Downey, CA
Frank E. Woodruff Elementary20%1.2Bellflower, CA
Alameda Elementary37%1.2Downey, CA
Washington Elementary25%1.2Bellflower, CA
Albert Baxter Elementary47%1.3Bellflower, CA
New River Elementary22%1.3Norwalk, CA
Bellflower High34%1.3Bellflower, CA
Imperial Elementary45%1.6Downey, CA

Downey demographics profile

StatisticDowneyCaliforniaNational
Population113,22338,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)9,12523291
Median age34.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%52%55%
Speak English31%56%79%
Speak Spanish61%29%13%

Education level achieved in Downey

IndexDowneyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade75.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school74.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college52.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Lewis Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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