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Ellen Ochoa Learning Center

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Posted August 17, 2014

This school is not a great school, yes there are very good teacher here but the rest are just not there. There is a lot neglectance from school staff, the students are not being supervised , kids are smoking and having fights. Staff should be on alert & tell P.E teachers to stop being so harsh on student and to stop talking them down as if it was a military . Overral not a great school: bad staff, poor supervision , abusive teacher . There's only a few good teachers in this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 12, 2014

It is a great school with a lot of great teachers who do whatever they can to educate you. The teachers kind and they will help you whenever you need help. The staffs are just the same , we have some really cool staffs that will care for you just as much and do whatever they can to help you and send you on the right track. The students there are not bad either, most of them are pretty nice. The campus is pretty clean as well. The extra-curricular activities are great and the coaches are nice. The school is split up into three parts: the middle school side, the elementary side, and the kindergarten side. The food could improve though, and they need cameras because of the tagging, but that hasn't happened in over two months.


Posted December 3, 2012

Not a good school.. All good comments have to come from staff .. When my son attended this wz on the 2005 once he got to jr side wz on 2010 into my surprise I have to admit its where they have the worst staff.. My son wz being held on a choking position by principal edicating my son how to wear his unif collar once I confront them they acted like it wz not true a female P.E. teacher throwing the ball at my sons face while my son wz playing something else as told once confronted talking about my son not fallowing rules trying to cover up they mistakes .. I got home n checked reviews intoy surprise one parent wz expressing the same thing my son would come home n tell me.. Now my son is at a new school A studient n lots of good referrals all of this is working to take all of this n good matters.. It's sad how all other parents have to except all of this just bc they don't have another choice.. They don't wana b responsible for nothing outside the school n don't wana pay a cross person for safety of kid the city had to move in n put on them selfs it says how much they really care about our kids.. N easy words they force parents to fill out the papper to let them know what u think of em
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 24, 2012

Ellen Ochoa is a very small school compared to others in our community. There are less than one thousand middle school students. In harsh economic times, this school is doing the best it can to continue providing the services students need for K-8 students. There are many National Board Certified teachers at this school and the 6th-8th grade math program is challenging for the students. They are already using the newly adopted California Common Core Standards and the math teachers have high expectations for their students. Half of the 8th graders can earn ten high school credits when they score proficient on their state test after passing algebra. Teachers teach in depth, not to the test. Parents are welcome to come and sit in their child's classroom and to talk to teachers before the reporting period. More parents need to get involved in their children's education. A student is more successful when the parents are involved regardless of the school. I like Ellen Ochoa's math program.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 13, 2011

sometimes we have no control over our surroundings. The school may not be the greatest but I can say they are trying. People may not take into consideration the students home and blame the teachers. The teachers are trying their best to meet the needs of each student but when the student sees that their own parents don't care they too don't care. Parents seem to begin to care more after their child has been getting into trouble more often, or maybe not that they begin to care, but may be fed up with getting calls because of their child behavior. Teachers are there to teach our kids but when our kids bring all that extra baggage to deal with it may make it hard for them to learn. I know the teachers are trying with what we are sending. We need to give the teachers more credit and accept what we have. We need to work together not against and our our child's education does start at the home. And sometimes maybe sometimes hug your child and tell them you care. Because then maybe they will care too.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 3, 2011

its a very bad school am calling the distric to investigate.school staff are real bad and some teachers are worse
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 25, 2011

I have mixed reviewes about this school some are good and some are bad. I love this school for the some of the teachers and the nursing staff. But it does not make up for all the neglence of this school. My children attend this school and when I first placed them into this school I thought it would be the best for them I have heard many great reviewes on this school. But it was not all its cracked up to be. This school is even worse then Elizabeth. There is a lack of school ground supervision and a few of the teachers dont care on what happens to your children. I have heard from several child that there P.E teacher talks down to them he has even hurt several children including mines by not properly streatching them out before a workout.. My son has had numerous surgeries due to his neglence. And just recently a student was jumped infront of the school right after the day ends and there was no supervision around.. All I can say is that I am happy that my children will not be returning to this school..
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2010

There are caring teachers at Ellen Ochoa Im so glad my daughters attend this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 1, 2010

To the previous review i think you misunderstood me but every school is the same! it can be a private schools but the same things will be happening. This helps your child learn the reality of the world. People will try to pressure them but as long as they are smart and strong they will have a great life. I know i am because I don't accept anything that is a bad thing. Your child must know that. If you really care and worry for your child speak to them and explain of the dangers of all of those things. They do provide security for our school. That why kids are getting caught.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 27, 2009

I am proud to say that I am a ROCKET parent. This school is not only new and amazing, but it also has awesome teachers as well, and great after school programs. The teachers have excellent communication with us parents, and keep us informed all the time; they also work with our children/students to improve grades. This school does a lot more for my son, than any other school around this area. I also love the 'No Bullying' and 'No Threats' policy 'cause we all want are children to feel and be safe, right? Another thing that I really like is: that there are no gang members in this school. As a parent I believe this is important. Thank you, Ellen Ochoa LC. Sincerely, a ROCKET dad.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 18, 2009

I can see how one whose at a remedial level themselves would love that school. It saddens me because that school supposed to be a nasa explorer school and it isn't living up to it's potential. I'm not saying all teachers are bad, but a few good apples does not a good bunch make. I recently went to their math 'fair', not only did very few people attend but the teachers were also scarse. It seemed as if they drew straws as to who would have to attend. I did feel the love from a couple of teachers. It shames me as a fully involved parent and teacher myself that there are schools that choose not to live up to their potential. I thank Jehova God that my children have all been accepted to the best charter school in los angeles to where 'they' can live up to their full potential.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 16, 2009

I love the program they have the Dual program.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 11, 2009

They have parent book clubs and parent workshops to teach us activities that we can use to help our students learn. I went to both and enjoyed it. They also have two credential teacher in the elementary library and the middle school library. Both of my kids use both library after school. They have the library open so the kids can use the computers and check out books and do their homework.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 11, 2008

this school is one of the worst schools in this area...the students don't learn the CA state standards that they are supposed to be learning through uot the school year...also the do not prepare them for high school or college... worst school ever!!!!!!!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 7, 2008

I really like this school, my children have made great improvement, i actually think that both of my children got the best teachers at Ellen Ochoa this year, Mrs S.Pacheco and Mr.S.Hernandez.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 14, 2008

Great School in the area! Wonderful teachers who really care about their students. My kids were in kinder and 7th grade at ellen ochoa. Teachers challenge students and give tutoring and after school clubs. The counselor Ms. Defantonel was very helpful and Mr. Manzo and Ms. Fuji were always very nice and helpful when I had questions about my son. Great school overall. We were sad to leave the school when we moved to Norwalk. I recomend it and know there is a long waiting list because of great reputation.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 16, 2008

A very very good school. Loved it. I recomend this school to parents of the area.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 25, 2007

Parent involvement in this school is very poor I never got an appointment with a teacher after I missed open house for work related reasons and they rely on kids to give their grades to parents when that happens,if a kid is failing he is not going to tell his parents, not mine, and the mail kept 'getting lost' only from them(sure). About the Vice-principal Mr.Manzo he is not capable of solving simple things I thought an issue was solved then I got a call a week later for a meeting with him for the same thing he didn't remember a thing of what we spoke before I had to remind him of everything, that was so disrespectful for me, his decision was totally different from the first time, every kid has a file he should make notes. they could not even handle when my kid was bullied I'm very disappointed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 20, 2006

Before anything, it is no longer Bell#3 Span, our new official name in Ellen Ochoa Learning Center. We are a pre K-8th grade school. I am not only a parent whose children attend but am also a teacher from this school. At our school we teach to the standards not to the test. The teachers there try to meet each students' individual needs
—Submitted by a parent


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719

Change from
2012 to 2013

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API Statewide Rank
(2012)

1 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

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API score

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 56% in 2013.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
39%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
45%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 46% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
28%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
50%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
45%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

143 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
55%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

129 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
40%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

129 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
43%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
35%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
37%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
46%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 86% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
86%
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

217 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
38%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

197 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
36%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 50% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
30%
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

222 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
22%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 31% in 2013.

142 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
8%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 85% in 2013.

11 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
n/a
History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

The state average for History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative was 52% in 2013.

239 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
14%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

226 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
33%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students53%
Females61%
Males45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino52%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability23%
Students with no reported disability55%
English learner45%
Fluent-English proficient and English only71%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate51%
Parent education - high school graduate56%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)64%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state40%

Math

All Students57%
Females58%
Males57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino58%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability23%
Students with no reported disability61%
English learner55%
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate54%
Parent education - high school graduate62%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)64%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state53%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students19%
Females21%
Males17%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino19%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability19%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only44%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate8%
Parent education - high school graduate21%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)32%
Parent education - college graduate25%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students38%
Females34%
Males42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino39%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability41%
English learner21%
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate33%
Parent education - high school graduate37%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)47%
Parent education - college graduate58%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students35%
Females36%
Males34%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino35%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability37%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only53%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented82%
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate26%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)43%
Parent education - college graduate47%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students56%
Females53%
Males59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino56%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability57%
English learner44%
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate57%
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)62%
Parent education - college graduate87%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students49%
Females60%
Males36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino50%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability51%
English learner20%
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented81%
Parent education - not a high school graduate46%
Parent education - high school graduate37%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)65%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students49%
Females54%
Males43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino50%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability50%
English learner27%
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented88%
Parent education - not a high school graduate43%
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)38%
Parent education - college graduate71%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students46%
Females40%
Males53%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino47%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability47%
English learner26%
Fluent-English proficient and English only57%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented73%
Parent education - not a high school graduate38%
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)58%
Parent education - college graduate50%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students31%
Females31%
Males31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino30%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability32%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only42%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented83%
Parent education - not a high school graduate24%
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)30%
Parent education - college graduate42%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students32%
Females32%
Males32%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino32%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability32%
English learner11%
Fluent-English proficient and English only44%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented70%
Parent education - not a high school graduate28%
Parent education - high school graduate33%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)35%
Parent education - college graduate33%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students70%
Females79%
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability67%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only70%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented67%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students40%
Females44%
Males36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino39%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability25%
Students with no reported disability41%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only48%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented86%
Parent education - not a high school graduate31%
Parent education - high school graduate42%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)53%
Parent education - college graduate42%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state45%

Math

All Students40%
Females40%
Males39%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino39%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability15%
Students with no reported disability41%
English learner11%
Fluent-English proficient and English only47%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented86%
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate38%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate33%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state37%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students20%
Females18%
Males22%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino20%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability20%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only20%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented50%
Parent education - not a high school graduate22%
Parent education - high school graduate23%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)14%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students31%
Females37%
Males26%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino31%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability6%
Students with no reported disability33%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only36%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented86%
Parent education - not a high school graduate21%
Parent education - high school graduate29%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)46%
Parent education - college graduate62%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state35%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students19%
Females16%
Males20%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino19%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability24%
English learner2%
Fluent-English proficient and English only26%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate19%
Parent education - high school graduate14%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state33%

Geometry

All Students100%
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability100%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only100%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

All Students26%
Females21%
Males31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino26%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability6%
Students with no reported disability30%
English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only32%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented75%
Parent education - not a high school graduate16%
Parent education - high school graduate29%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)35%
Parent education - college graduate57%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state26%

Science

All Students43%
Females42%
Males45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino43%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability9%
Students with no reported disability47%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate33%
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)54%
Parent education - college graduate71%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state52%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Hispanic 99%
White 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Black 0%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87%N/AN/A
English language learners 43%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing and written arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Video / Film production

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
Note: Data provided by school administrators and community.
School leaders, update and verify information here.
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We organized questions from the LAUSD School Experience Survey into five categories. The respondent group-level results (parents, students, and school employees) show the percent of each respondent group that agree or strongly agree that the school has positive results for that category.

Overall school results for each category are calculated by averaging across group-level results, ensuring that each respondent group is equally represented. Alongside the results for each school are the aggregated results across all LAUSD schools, which are provided as a basis for comparisons.

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Based on 780 responses

This school provides ... 1

High academic expectations for all studentsWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of parents and students that agree to strongly agree that this school sets high academic expectations for its students and expects them to be college-bound. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: School Future Expectations (Parents), School Quality (Parents), Future Plans (Parents), Opportunities For Learning (Students), Future Plans (Students).

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This school
69%
agree
 
District average
72%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
68%
 

District average

 
70%
 

Students

This school

 
70%
 

District average

 
74%
 
Healthy, respectful relationshipsWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of students and employees that agree to strongly agree that this school has a positive learning environment and cultivates an atmosphere of respect. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: School Support (Students), Commitment and Collaboration (Employees), Satisfaction (Students), School Support (Students).

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This school
69%
agree
 
District average
77%
agree
 

Students

This school

 
68%
 

District average

 
74%
 

Employees

This school

 
70%
 

District average

 
81%
 
A safe, clean and orderly environmentWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of parents, students and employees that agree to strongly agree that this school has a well-kept facility and a safe environment conducive to learning. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: School Cleanliness (Employees), School Safety (Employees), Safety (Parents), School Cleanliness (Students), School Safety (Students).

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This school
66%
agree
 
District average
70%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
74%
 

District average

 
78%
 

Students

This school

 
55%
 

District average

 
58%
 

Employees

This school

 
68%
 

District average

 
74%
 
Strong family engagementWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of parents and employees that agree to strongly agree that this school engages parents and communicates with families to promote student learning. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: Parent Involvement (Employees), Feeling of Welcome (Parents), School Involvement (Parents), Teacher to Parent Communication (Parents).

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This school
60%
agree
 
District average
68%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
66%
 

District average

 
66%
 

Employees

This school

 
53%
 

District average

 
71%
 
Teacher support and opportunities for collaborationWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of employees that agree to strongly agree that this school ensures that teachers work well together, learn from one another, have opportunities for professional development and feel supported by the administration. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: Evaluation (Employees), Opportunities for Involvement (Employees), Professional Development (Employees), Resource Allocation (Employees), Teacher Collaboration and Data Use (Employees).

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This school
53%
agree
 
District average
66%
agree
 

Employees

This school

 
53%
 

District average

 
66%
 

Based on surveys from:

 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents35258%
Students36989%
Employees5944%

12012-13 Los Angeles Unified School District School Experience Survey

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mara Bommarito
Special schedule
  • Year-round
Fax number
  • (323) 562-8015

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • School shares bus/van with other schools
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Cafeteria
  • Gym
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Field hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Video / Film production
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5027 Live Oak Street
Cudahy, CA 90201
Phone: (323) 869-1300

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