PROFICIENCY 30% 23% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified
28%South Gate
38%California

Independence Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Los Angeles Unified" in South Gate, CA. There are a total of 754 students and 33 teachers at Independence Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 617 free lunch students and 30 reduced lunch students.

Independence Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 23% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students754
Teachers32.5
Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch617
Reduced lunch30

 

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 Independence 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
All30%
335-39%
425-29%
525-29%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All29%
325-29%
420-24%
535-39%
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.

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Independence Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 0.5% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.5% 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.2% 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 98.8% 76.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
South Gate Senior High29%0.3South Gate, CA
State Street Elementary16%0.3Huntington Park, CA
San Gabriel Avenue Elementary25%0.5South Gate, CA
Hope Street Elementary22%0.7Huntington Park, CA
Liberty Boulevard Elementary26%0.7South Gate, CA
Willow Elementary20%0.8South Gate, CA
Stanford Avenue Elementary15%0.8South Gate, CA
South Gate Middle School24%0.9South Gate, CA
Victoria Avenue Elementary30%0.9South Gate, CA
Madison Elementary29%1.0South Gate, CA
Walnut Park Elementary16%1.0Walnut Park, CA
Teresa Hughes Elementary21%1.1Cudahy, CA

South Gate demographics profile

StatisticSouth GateCaliforniaNational
Population95,21938,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)13,15923291
Median age31.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Speak English11%56%79%
Speak Spanish89%29%13%

Education level achieved in South Gate

IndexSouth GateCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade55.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school51.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college28.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree12.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Independence 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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