PROFICIENCY 37% 3% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Long Beach Unified

Holmes Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Long Beach Unified" in Lakewood, CA. There are a total of 455 students and 19 teachers at Holmes Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 275 free lunch students and 53 reduced lunch students.

Holmes Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.0%, which is 3% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch275
Reduced lunch53


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 Holmes 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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Holmes Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 6.7% 15.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 30.2% 14.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 13.2% 11.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 41.9% 55.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 4.1% 1.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.5% 1.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Lakewood demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5,21023291
Median age33.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Speak English51%56%79%
Speak Spanish32%29%13%

Education level achieved in Lakewood

Completed 8th grade82.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school81.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college69.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Holmes 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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