PROFICIENCY 42% 10% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Norwalk-La Mirada Unified
46%La Mirada

Foster Road Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Norwalk-La Mirada Unified" in La Mirada, CA. There are a total of 356 students and 14 teachers at Foster Road Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 240 free lunch students and 42 reduced lunch students.

Foster Road Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.0%, which is 10% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch240
Reduced lunch42


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 Foster Road 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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Foster Road Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 10.1% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 2.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 6.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 79.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 1.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Arlie F. Hutchinson Middle School47%0.7La Mirada, CA
Gardenhill Elementary56%0.7La Mirada, CA
Los Altos Elementary20%0.8South Whittier, CA
Monte Vista Middle School19%0.8South Whittier, CA
John H. Glenn High33%1.1Norwalk, CA
Loma Vista Elementary19%1.2South Whittier, CA
La Colima Elementary40%1.6South Whittier, CA
Escalona Elementary54%1.7La Mirada, CA
Carmela Elementary9%1.7South Whittier, CA
La Mirada High45%1.8La Mirada, CA
Thomas B. Moffitt Elementary28%1.8Norwalk, CA
Ceres Elementary45%1.9South Whittier, CA

La Mirada demographics profile

StatisticLa MiradaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)6,28123291
Median age39.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English57%56%79%
Speak Spanish26%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Mirada

IndexLa MiradaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school87.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%
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