PROFICIENCY 52% 37% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Torrance Unified
64%Torrance
38%California

Howard Wood Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Torrance Unified" in Torrance, CA. There are a total of 366 students and 15 teachers at Howard Wood Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 98 free lunch students and 31 reduced lunch students.

Howard Wood Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 52.0%, which is 37% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students366
Teachers15
Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch98
Reduced lunch31

 

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 Howard Wood 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
All50-54%
370-79%
430-39%
540-49%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All50-54%
350-54%
440-49%
560-69%
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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Howard Wood Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian n/a 29.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 6.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 35.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 26.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 1.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 1.2% 3.1% 3.1%

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Hickory Elementary72%0.9Torrance, CA
Torrance High52%1.3Torrance, CA
Alexander Fleming Middle School28%1.4Lomita, CA
Meyler Street Elementary22%1.7West Carson, CA
Fern Elementary46%1.7Torrance, CA
Walteria Elementary68%1.7Torrance, CA
Eshelman Avenue Elementary36%1.8Lomita, CA
Madrona Middle School60%2.0Torrance, CA
Joseph Arnold Elementary69%2.2Torrance, CA

Torrance demographics profile

StatisticTorranceCaliforniaNational
Population147,30738,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7,19423291
Median age41.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%52%55%
Speak English61%56%79%
Speak Spanish10%29%13%

Education level achieved in Torrance

IndexTorranceCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college76.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Howard Wood 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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