PROFICIENCY 60% 58% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
44%East Whittier City Elementary

Leffingwell Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "East Whittier City Elementary" in Whittier, CA. There are a total of 652 students and 26 teachers at Leffingwell Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 157 free lunch students and 67 reduced lunch students.

Leffingwell Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 60.0%, which is 58% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch157
Reduced lunch67


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 Leffingwell 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

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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Leffingwell Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 25.0% 13.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.1% 1.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.5% 2.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 68.0% 81.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.0% 0.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Whittier demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)11,11323291
Median age33.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Speak English43%56%79%
Speak Spanish53%29%13%

Education level achieved in Whittier

Completed 8th grade73.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school72.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college46.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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