PROFICIENCY 19% 51% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Norwalk-La Mirada Unified
31%Norwalk
38%California

D. D. Johnston Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Norwalk-La Mirada Unified" in Norwalk, CA. There are a total of 403 students and 16 teachers at D. D. Johnston Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 299 free lunch students and 49 reduced lunch students.

D. D. Johnston Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 18.5%, which is 51% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students403
Teachers16
Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch299
Reduced lunch49

 

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 D. D. Johnston 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
All13%
315-19%
410-14%
56-9%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All24%
335-39%
415-19%
520-24%
6n/a
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.

D. D. Johnston Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White n/a 10.1% 24.1% 51.1%
Black n/a 2.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 6.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 79.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 1.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Norwalk demographics profile

StatisticNorwalkCaliforniaNational
Population106,36039,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)10,95525691
Median age34.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English33%56%79%
Speak Spanish54%29%13%

Education level achieved in Norwalk

IndexNorwalkCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade72.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school70.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college45.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The D. D. Johnston Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.