PROFICIENCY 25% 36% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Whittier City Elementary

Lydia Jackson Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Whittier City Elementary" in Whittier, CA. There are a total of 430 students and 16 teachers at Lydia Jackson Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 346 free lunch students and 51 reduced lunch students.

Lydia Jackson Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 24.5%, which is 36% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch346
Reduced lunch51


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 Lydia Jackson 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

3<= 10%
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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Lydia Jackson Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 2.9% 3.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.9% 0.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 95.7% 95.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 3.1% 3.1%

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Richard L. Graves Middle School27%1.9South Whittier, CA

Whittier demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5,91423291
Median age36.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Speak English58%56%79%
Speak Spanish37%29%13%

Education level achieved in Whittier

Completed 8th grade83.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school82.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college60.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Lydia Jackson 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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