PROFICIENCY 55% 43% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified

One Hundred Fifty-sixth Street Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Los Angeles Unified" in Gardena, CA. There are a total of 402 students and 16 teachers at One Hundred Fifty-sixth Street Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 185 free lunch students and 41 reduced lunch students.

One Hundred Fifty-sixth Street Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.5%, which is 43% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch185
Reduced lunch41


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 One Hundred Fifty-sixth Street 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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One Hundred Fifty-sixth Street Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 76.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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Amestoy Elementary19%1.4Gardena, CA
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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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