PROFICIENCY 19% 50% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified

Amestoy Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Los Angeles Unified" in Gardena, CA. There are a total of 803 students and 35 teachers at Amestoy Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 655 free lunch students and 24 reduced lunch students.

Amestoy Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 19.0%, which is 50% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch655
Reduced lunch24


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 Amestoy 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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Amestoy Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 1.6% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 17.8% 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 6.3% 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 72.0% 76.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.2% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.2% 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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Gardena demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)10,27623291
Median age40.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Speak English48%56%79%
Speak Spanish31%29%13%

Education level achieved in Gardena

Completed 8th grade81.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college55.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%
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