PROFICIENCY 23% 41% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Whittier City Elementary
39%Whittier
38%California

Orange Grove 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 401 students and 15 teachers at Orange Grove Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 263 free lunch students and 61 reduced lunch students.

Orange Grove Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.5%, which is 41% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students401
Teachers15
Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch263
Reduced lunch61

 

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 Orange Grove 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%
415-19%
515-19%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All27%
315-19%
430-34%
530-34%
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.

Orange Grove Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 4.1% 3.3% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 0.5% 0.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 94.4% 95.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.5% 0.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Whittier demographics profile

StatisticWhittierCaliforniaNational
Population86,63039,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)5,91425691
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

IndexWhittierCaliforniaNational
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 Orange Grove Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.