PROFICIENCY 35% 9% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
41%Downey Unified

Rio Hondo 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 861 students and 34 teachers at Rio Hondo Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 415 free lunch students and 154 reduced lunch students.

Rio Hondo Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.5%, which is 9% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch415
Reduced lunch154


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 Rio Hondo 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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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Rio Hondo Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 5.4% 5.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.8% 3.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.6% 2.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 90.0% 87.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.5% 0.4% 3.1% 3.1%

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Downey demographics profile

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

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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