PROFICIENCY 36% 7% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Lawndale Elementary

William Anderson Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Lawndale Elementary" in Lawndale, CA. There are a total of 817 students and 33 teachers at William Anderson Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 626 free lunch students and 93 reduced lunch students.

William Anderson Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 35.5%, which is 7% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch626
Reduced lunch93


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 William Anderson 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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William Anderson Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 3.2% 5.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 7.7% 8.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 9.8% 6.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 76.3% 76.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.2% 2.0% 3.1% 3.1%

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Lawndale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)16,79823291
Median age34.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Speak English37%56%79%
Speak Spanish51%29%13%

Education level achieved in Lawndale

Completed 8th grade71.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school69.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college47.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The William Anderson 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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