PROFICIENCY 47% 23% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Long Beach Unified
38%Signal Hill
38%California

Alvarado Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Long Beach Unified" in Signal Hill, CA. There are a total of 443 students and 18 teachers at Alvarado Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 305 free lunch students and 68 reduced lunch students.

Alvarado Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 47.0%, which is 23% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students443
Teachers18
Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch305
Reduced lunch68

 

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 Alvarado 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
All45-49%
345-49%
455-59%
535-39%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All45-49%
340-44%
455-59%
545-49%
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.

Alvarado Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 8.3% 15.5% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 10.5% 14.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 31.1% 11.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 46.6% 55.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.0% 1.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.5% 1.6% 3.1% 3.1%

Signal Hill demographics profile

StatisticSignal HillCaliforniaNational
Population11,40439,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)5,21025691
Median age33.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Speak English51%56%79%
Speak Spanish32%29%13%

Education level achieved in Signal Hill

IndexSignal HillCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school81.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college69.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Alvarado Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.