PROFICIENCY 32% 16% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
39%Covina-Valley Unified

Merwin Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Covina-Valley Unified" in Irwindale, CA. There are a total of 417 students and 18 teachers at Merwin Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 282 free lunch students and 60 reduced lunch students.

Merwin Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.0%, which is 16% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch282
Reduced lunch60


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 Merwin 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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Merwin Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 4.4% 11.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.3% 3.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.3% 7.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 90.0% 76.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.9% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.8% 3.1% 3.1%

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Irwindale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)6,71023291
Median age37.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English42%56%79%
Speak Spanish33%29%13%

Education level achieved in Irwindale

Completed 8th grade82.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school81.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college58.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Merwin 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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