PROFICIENCY 39% 2% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #19 of 30 in ABC Unified
  • Ranked #8 of 19 in Lakewood
  • Ranked #3686 of 10298 in California
Proficiency Averages
51%ABC Unified
38%Lakewood
38%California

Palms 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 626 students and 24 teachers at Palms Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 349 free lunch students and 100 reduced lunch students.

Palms Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 39.0%, which is 2% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students626
Teachers24
Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch349
Reduced lunch100

 

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 Palms 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

GradeProficiency
All35%
330-34%
435-39%
530-34%
635-39%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All43%
320-24%
440-44%
545-49%
650-54%
7n/a
8n/a
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.

Palms Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 9.7% 7.1% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 14.1% 8.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 16.1% 34.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 57.1% 44.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 2.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.7% 2.9% 3.1% 3.1%

Lakewood demographics profile

StatisticLakewoodCaliforniaNational
Population81,05439,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)8,60625691
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

IndexLakewoodCaliforniaNational
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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Source: The Palms Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.