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Canfield Avenue Elementary School

Public | K-5

 
 

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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $801,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,790.

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4 stars

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2014:
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2013:
Based on 9 ratings
2012:
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2011:
Based on 8 ratings

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Posted April 28, 2014

Greatest school ever! Amazing and dedicated staff and teachers! I wouldn't send my child anywhere else.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 18, 2013

Great school - Fabulous Teachers, Wonderful Principal and devoted staff. The Special Needs teachers and staff go to great lengths to meet the needs of all students. My children love their school and we are glad that our kids are getting a solid and well-rounded education. The on-site STAR after-school program is excellant and the STAR Director and staff are caring and devoted to the students. I almost forgot to mention the wonderful volunteer chorus teacher and the volunteer Shine mentors who work with our students. LAUSD funding could be much better, so thanks to our volunteers who help provide what LAUSD doesn't cover. Go Canfield!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 13, 2013

We have a kindergardener this year and absolutely love Canfield! First and foremost, the kinder teachers are awesome! During our first parent-teacher conference, our teacher showed us examples of work and our daughter's progress from month to month. She knew our daughter so well and that made us feel so great. The teachers and staff seem to know all the kids on campus. While the principal doesn't give off a very charismatic vibe, she is really competent and does a good job supporting the teachers to do the vital work in their classrooms. It's a very happy school that seems to have high quality academics. Another great aspect of Canfield is the parent organization. They are just really nice people who care a lot and are down to earth. It's an open, welcoming school. My daughter already feels like it's home and so do we.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 9, 2013

We have been at this school for 5 years now and it has been a pretty good experience for both of our boys (currently in 2nd and 4th grades). Without the support of the Friends of Canfield and all of the dedicated parents who spend their time, share their experience and contribute to the ever declining budget, this school would be in bad shape! Our family volunteers a lot, from being board members to classroom parents to beautification days to fundraising. We believe it is essential in supporting the schools ability to give our children the elementary school experience they deserve. The teachers here are amazing, all very nurturing and willing to work with us and our kids, giving extra support when needed. The principle is very hands on and receptive to parents needs as well. I would recommend this school to anyone looking for a true community driven, family-oriented and parent involved small school environment. It does take a lot of work from all involved to make this school work and so far, it has worked for us.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 8, 2013

We enrolled in Canfield this year having moved from Brooklyn, NY. My two sons instantly felt at ease. The kids here are so kind and welcoming, immediately making friends. One great thing I have observed so far at Canfield is a lack of obsession with test scores. Other schools my kids have attended have been concerned with their rankings far more than they seem to be with just getting on with the process of teaching, transferring their anxiety about maintaining school test result ranks onto the students. Not Canfield. So far I have seen a great balance between academics, sports and community at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2013

Your child will find a great home @ Canfield!! Great teachers, great community and a great education for your children!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2013

This is our second year at Canfield and we are so excited to start the new school year. Our experience here has been 100%, love the academics, teachers, parents and most of all the students. Put all of this together makes Canfield the best school in the neighborhood.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 9, 2013

Canfield elementary, from the mile run in the morning to the healthy lunches and snacks, and community effort , parent participation, and fund raising is at its best. you couldn't ask for anything better. However when it comes to the principle you would think we were at a military boot camp, no open door policy, rarely connects with other humans let alone parents and her tactic is intimidation. i would like more after school activities and volunteer oppertunities so that working parents can be involved and support their children( the Christmas program was at 10am-12pm ) and many others are during school hours. The new Facilities engineer was a breath of fresh air, and over all safety of the campus is good but can have some improvement someone monitoring the gates to the campus would be nice for the start of the new school year to get familiar with new faces. over all this is the best school for your child in the area that free!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 1, 2013

Canfield has been and continues to be a wonderful school for my daughters. The teachers are excellent and caring, the student body diverse. We have made so many wonderful friends in this community. Looking forward to the new school year!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 7, 2013

Canfield Elementary has been a wonderful environment for us. Our son is thriving in the 2nd Grade - and each year has been exciting, engaging and special. We have had amazing teachers each year, and we feel like parent (and grandparents) involvement really brings so much more to the school. From Yoga classes during testing weeks, to the veggie garden, to "Poetry Cafe" where students recite their poetry... So many things make this school special.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 21, 2011

I attended Canfield from K-5th and have enjoyed every moment of my expereience there. Canfield emits this sense of family that is stronger than any other school I have attended or visited. Also, this wonderful school gave me so many opportunities to excel: Young Storytellers (a program where students write a play that is performed by famous actors from Disney Channel, Glee, etc.), the principal for a day essay contest, student council, the 5th grade play, the spring musical, and so much more. I love Canfield so much I come back to vouluneer and to enjoy the schools eternal presence. If you choose Canfield to be your child's school, you are also chosing your child's second home.


Posted November 15, 2011

Now that my son has been at Canfield for several years, I believe I can give an objective review. I am overall pleased with our experience. You do have to keep in mind this is a public school that is part of LAUSD, therefore it is under funded. That being said, the parents' involvement is so great that it makes up for the lack of public funds. I believe it is this involvement that makes this school so special. I do have to say as a full-time working mom, it is challenging to meet up expectations, since there are so many school activities that require volunteering. But is it well worth it. As far as teachers, we have had some better than others. Most teachers at this school are excellent. The principal responds better if we follow procedures such as requesting time for a meeting in writing, as opposed to stopping her in the hallways. In the perfect world there are areas of improvement, but I truly believe everyone at Canfield does the best they can with what they have. I would not change a thing and I would definitely choose Canfield again.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 8, 2011

I have to completely disagree with the comment below. We have an amazing principal who understands the needs of all children at the school and is constantly doing what is in the best interest of the entire community. She does so much that parents simply do not see or are able to appreciate. If the parent below volunteered more and understood what was going on at school, their opinion might be different. The teachers have really raised the bar this year and this is starting in Kindergarten! If the students are not doing the work that is expected and if the PARENTS are not emphasising the importance of completing assignments and being simply put a parent, your child will not succeed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 8, 2011

This is an amazing school!! Everyone involved, from the Principal to the teachers to the parents, are dedicated to enriching our children's educational experience. Both of my children are very happy here and are getting a wonderful education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 8, 2011

I can't imagine a more inappropriate description of Canfield then the one below. Our principal is anything but lackluster-ever see a principal dressed like a banana? How about a Sesame Street character? Our principal is extremely invested in the daily lives of our children and is a supportive partner to our parent organization. She is charged with a task that is difficult at best but she does it with poise and grace. The teachers referred to below are consummate professionals who communicate on a daily basis so that the students in that particular class do not miss a beat between lessons. The best way to positively impact your (and your child's) environment is to get involved-so to the poster below join us at the next Friends meeting and help us continue to ensure that Canfield is a wonderful environment instead of using the Internet to bad mouth Canfield and its parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 8, 2011

When my son was about to enter Kindergarten, I came to check out Canfield with the hope I will be so disappointed by the public school system so we'll have no choice but private schools, but the second I walked through the front office, I never looked back!! This is our 3rd year and i already have two kids in the school. We LOVE every minute of it! Great staff and an amazing principle that knows each and every kid in the school on a personal level, an amazing parent community that accepts all as equal and teachers that are not only great educators but team players who truly enjoy their work and love the school! We should keep in mind that in today's economy a great school must have outside funds and strong parent support to be great. You can't blame a principle for losing teachers due to reduction in force but admire the loyalty of the staff and community to one another for fighting for every teacher and school employee! My kids love the school and there isn't a greater feeling and proof then kids who are eager to go to school every morning!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 7, 2011

Lack luster Principal and incompetent staff! They are constantly swapping out teacher throughout the school year as if it has no effect on the children! This school is more about the parents flaunting there money in each others faces than it is the quality of the curriculum for the children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 12, 2011

This is a fabulous school from the student point of view. Programs meet the needs of both gifted kids and those with special needs. There are lots of creative and physical outlets for kids, as well as strong academics (as strong as many prep schools). The teachers are excellent. Kids really enjoy being at the school. However, there is a lot of pressure on parents to donate time and money to continue programs not included in LAUSD's budget and make the school competitive with private alternatives. There's also a lack of attention to the cultures that predominate in the neighborhood (frequently creating scheduling conflicts with Jewish holidays, for example, although the neighborhood is largely Jewish).
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2010

EVERYTHING-It has been an amazing journey for my child-he wishes it went through high school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 15, 2010

Canfield is amazing! Our family was kicked out of BHUSD after my child had attended the same BH school for 5 years. After our appeal to the LAUSD's Board of Education was denied, my husband and I had needed to find a school that would be the closest possible fit to our son. We looked high and low, and Canfield always stood out. The principal is a wonderful, smart, kind, compassionate human being who completely understood what we were going through and took us in with open arms. His 5th grade teacher is the best!!!!! Lastly, the parents have built this amazing organization called Friends of Canfield. It's far better than any PTA group in which I've been involved. We are so blessed to be part of this tremendously generous, welcoming and passionate group of parents and children. I just wish it went to 12th grade!
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

889

Change from
2012 to 2013

-9

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

9 / 10


API Growth scores over time

Did this school meet the API goal this year?
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  • This school met the state goal of 800.

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This school's
API score

889

What is the API?
The Academic Performance Index (API) is a single number assigned to each school by the California Department of Education to measure overall school performance and improvement over time on statewide testing. The API ranges from 200 and 1000, with 800 as the state goal for all schools.
Change from
2012 to 2013

-9

Change from 2012 to 2013
Comparing the API Growth to the Base shows whether or not this school’s test score performance improved between Spring 2011 and Spring 2012. The API ranges between 200 and 1000, with 800 as the statewide goal for all schools. Schools scoring below an 800 are given at least a 5 point target for the next year.
API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
The API Statewide Rank ranges from 1 to 10. A rank of 10, for example, means that the school’s API fell into the top 10% of all schools in the state with a comparable grade range. The 2012 rank is based on results from tests students took in Spring 2012.
API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

9 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)
The API Similar Schools Rank ranges from 1 to 10. It shows how the school compares to other schools with similar student demographic profiles. The California Department of Education uses parent education level, poverty level, student ethnicity and other data to identify similar schools.
English Language Arts

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

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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69%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
79%

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69%

2010

 
 
69%
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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
78%
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.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
96%
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.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

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81%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
83%
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 Students69%
Females76%
Males63%
African American85%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino44%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disability42%
Students with no reported disability75%
English learner35%
Fluent-English proficient and English only82%
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)76%
Parent education - college graduate88%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate74%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students69%
Females69%
Males68%
African American62%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino40%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability73%
English learner45%
Fluent-English proficient and English only77%
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)65%
Parent education - college graduate93%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate74%
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 Students73%
Females85%
Males66%
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)70%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability78%
English learner38%
Fluent-English proficient and English only82%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
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 graduate78%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate78%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students90%
Females85%
Males93%
African American91%
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)89%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability92%
English learner77%
Fluent-English proficient and English only93%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
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 graduate84%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate96%
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 Students84%
Females93%
Males77%
African American88%
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)82%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability88%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only86%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)83%
Parent education - college graduate89%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students91%
Females93%
Males90%
African American88%
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)92%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Non-economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability93%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only92%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)77%
Parent education - college graduate89%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate96%
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 Students76%
Females80%
Males70%
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)77%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability76%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only83%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)58%
Parent education - college graduate76%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate87%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students71%
Females74%
Males68%
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)73%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability72%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)67%
Parent education - college graduate71%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate73%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students68%
Females67%
Males70%
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)72%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability69%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only75%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)67%
Parent education - college graduate67%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate80%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
White 64%
Black 17%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 25%N/AN/A
English language learners 11%N/AN/A

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012
The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) School Experience Survey asks parents, students and employees about their school's learning environment. Results provide insight into school climate, such as whether the school is academically rigorous, engaging, safe, and collaborative. Learn more

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 260 responses

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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
72%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
67%
 

Students

This school

 
78%
 
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
90%
agree
 

Students

This school

 
81%
 

Employees

This school

 
99%
 
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
86%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
94%
 

Students

This school

 
75%
 

Employees

This school

 
90%
 
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
81%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
66%
 

Employees

This school

 
97%
 
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
85%
agree
 

Employees

This school

 
85%
 

Based on surveys from:

 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents12031%
Students11556%
Employees2552%

12012-13 Los Angeles Unified School District School Experience Survey

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Los Angeles, CA 90035
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