PROFICIENCY 9% 76% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified
20%West Athens

West Athens Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Los Angeles Unified" in West Athens, CA. There are a total of 805 students and 34 teachers at West Athens Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 676 free lunch students and 5 reduced lunch students.

West Athens Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 9.0%, which is 76% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch676
Reduced lunch5


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 West Athens 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

3<= 5%
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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West Athens Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 0.5% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 28.8% 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 69.7% 76.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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West Athens demographics profile

StatisticWest AthensCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,92723291
Median age36.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%52%55%
Speak English57%56%79%
Speak Spanish41%29%13%

Education level achieved in West Athens

IndexWest AthensCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade76.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school74.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college44.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The West Athens 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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