PROFICIENCY 37% 4% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified
29%Gardena
38%California

Denker Avenue 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 750 students and 32 teachers at Denker Avenue Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 415 free lunch students and 106 reduced lunch students.

Denker Avenue Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 36.5%, which is 4% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students750
Teachers31.5
Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch415
Reduced lunch106

 

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 Denker Avenue 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
All30%
340-44%
420-24%
520-24%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All43%
340-44%
435-39%
550-54%
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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Denker Avenue Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 4.4% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 11.6% 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 18.8% 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 64.0% 76.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.5% 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Robert E. Peary Middle School20%0.3Gardena, CA
One Hundred Fifty-third Street17%0.7Gardena, CA
One Hundred Fifty-sixth Street Elementary55%0.8Gardena, CA
Lincoln Elementary55%1.0Torrance, CA
Chapman Elementary40%1.0Gardena, CA
Amestoy Elementary19%1.1Gardena, CA
Casimir Middle School51%1.1Torrance, CA
Arlington Elementary64%1.2Torrance, CA
Evelyn Carr Elementary42%1.6Torrance, CA
F. D. Roosevelt Elementary26%1.9Alondra Park, CA
Ambler Avenue Elementary26%2.0Carson, CA
Yukon Elementary40%2.0Torrance, CA

Gardena demographics profile

StatisticGardenaCaliforniaNational
Population59,89838,654,206318,558,162
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

IndexGardenaCaliforniaNational
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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