PROFICIENCY 20% 49% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified
28%South Gate
38%California

Willow 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 551 students and 23 teachers at Willow Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 509 free lunch students and 15 reduced lunch students.

Willow Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 19.5%, which is 49% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students551
Teachers22.5
Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch509
Reduced lunch15

 

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 Willow 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
All18%
320-24%
410-14%
520-24%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All21%
320-24%
420-24%
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.

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Willow Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 0.7% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.7% 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 98.6% 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
Stanford Avenue Elementary15%0.3South Gate, CA
Liberty Boulevard Elementary26%0.4South Gate, CA
Southeast Middle School19%0.6South Gate, CA
South East High33%0.7South Gate, CA
South Gate Senior High29%0.7South Gate, CA
Montara Avenue Elementary22%0.8South Gate, CA
Independence Elementary30%0.8South Gate, CA
Ninety-second Street Elementary27%0.8Los Angeles, CA
Madison Elementary29%0.8South Gate, CA
Animo College Preparatory Academy20%0.9Los Angeles, CA
Victoria Avenue Elementary30%0.9South Gate, CA
State Street Elementary16%0.9Huntington Park, 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 Willow 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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