PROFICIENCY 29% 25% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #24 of 30 in ABC Unified
  • Ranked #16 of 19 in Lakewood
  • Ranked #5267 of 10298 in California
Proficiency Averages
51%ABC Unified

Melbourne (ella P.) Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "ABC Unified" in Lakewood, CA. There are a total of 562 students and 23 teachers at Melbourne (ella P.) Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 462 free lunch students and 45 reduced lunch students.

Melbourne (ella P.) Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 28.5%, which is 25% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch462
Reduced lunch45


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 Melbourne (ella P.) 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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Melbourne (ella P.) Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 3.0% 7.1% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.3% 8.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.4% 34.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 90.6% 44.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.9% 2.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 2.9% 3.1% 3.1%

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Lakewood demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)8,60623291
Median age38.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Speak English65%56%79%
Speak Spanish19%29%13%

Education level achieved in Lakewood

Completed 8th grade87.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%
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