PROFICIENCY 52% 35% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Bellflower Unified
31%Lakewood
38%California

Stephen Foster Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Bellflower Unified" in Lakewood, CA. There are a total of 735 students and 29 teachers at Stephen Foster Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 231 free lunch students and 120 reduced lunch students.

Stephen Foster Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 51.5%, which is 35% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students735
Teachers29.4
Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch231
Reduced lunch120

 

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 Stephen Foster 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
All43%
350-54%
450-54%
525-29%
640-44%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All60%
355-59%
455-59%
560-64%
665-69%
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.

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Stephen Foster Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 27.6% 11.1% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 9.3% 13.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 10.9% 8.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 45.8% 62.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 1.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.5% 2.7% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

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Intensive Learning Center53%0.4Lakewood, CA
Craig Williams Elementary22%0.6Lakewood, CA
Gompers K-839%0.6Lakewood, CA
Mayfair High45%1.0Lakewood, CA
Thomas Jefferson Elementary28%1.0Bellflower, CA
Captain Raymond Collins19%1.1Long Beach, CA
Esther Lindstrom Elementary51%1.2Lakewood, CA
Holmes Elementary37%1.2Lakewood, CA
Bancroft Middle School43%1.2Long Beach, CA
Twain Elementary43%1.3Long Beach, CA
Lakewood High34%1.4Lakewood, CA
Riley Elementary39%1.6Lakewood, CA

Lakewood demographics profile

StatisticLakewoodCaliforniaNational
Population77,68738,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)12,69823291
Median age33.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Speak English45%56%79%
Speak Spanish42%29%13%

Education level achieved in Lakewood

IndexLakewoodCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade77.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school75.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college50.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Stephen Foster 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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