PROFICIENCY 40% 4% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified

Chapman 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 455 students and 20 teachers at Chapman Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 271 free lunch students and 32 reduced lunch students.

Chapman Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 39.5%, which is 4% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch271
Reduced lunch32


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 Chapman 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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Chapman Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 3.3% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 17.1% 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 10.9% 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 64.7% 76.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 2.7% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 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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Source: The Chapman 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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