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South Park Elementary School

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Posted February 12, 2014

south park is full of dedicated teachers who put their whole hearts into teaching. it is a good environment that fosters learning.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted June 6, 2011

I am a former student from this school, from 1999-2004. I never had those problems while i was there. Ms. Rose, the principal when i was there was a very heplful staff. But then again, i have not visited this school in 7 years and i dont have a clue about how the school is now. If what i readis true, the school should getback Ms. Rose, she was responsible and dedicated to her work. So was the rest of the Staff, and especially La's Best, it was becasue of them that i gotto understand and to love math.


Posted May 18, 2010

I totally agree with all the negative reviews left by other parents. My children attend, and they hate it. The principal is a bully to the kids. He yells everyday, and he is very rude. LA'S best is a joke. They let the kids run free without any supervision. They don't help with homework or offer any real guidance. Office staff are sometimes rude, and the kids are out of control.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 13, 2010

The new principal at the school is very rude to the children, he is a control freak, and he has not business being around children. He yells at the kids everyday, and is not a good role model for them at all. He doesn't seem to genuinely care for the children, and he belittles them making them not want to come to school. I will be pulling my children out ASAP.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 9, 2008

South Park Elementary School is an ideal school for any child to learn. The teaching staff are all well educated and motivated to take any child positively to the next academic level. The principal, Ms. Karen Rose is a super mom to everyone. She sees to it that the students needs come first at all time. She is always accessible, caring, and a wonderful listener. My daughter loves school because of her teachers and Ms. Rose. Every child wants to be in the 350 club - proficient and advance students. I will recommend this school to all parents with open mind. Long live Scorpions!!!!!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 31, 2008

South Park is like an oasis in this community for these children. The administrators are highly educated people that know what they are doing all the time. The teachers and staff are dedicated and committed to positively impact the lives of these children. Let's not mention the school food. It has recently been improved significantly. This school must be a great school if teachers themselves have children enrolled. God bless South Park.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 31, 2008

My children attended this school for only one grade. this school is so overcrowded that it is no wonder that the education lacks. I was very glad to pull my kids out of this school. One star is too much but I will give to those teacher who are their because they are the last few who really do like their work and try to help those they can.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 17, 2008

One of the worst principals in ALL of LAUSD. Instead of dealing with problem administrators, LAUSD tranfers problem administrators to poor neighborhoods where parents are less willing to stand up for themselves. She discourages meaningful parent and teacher participation.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 14, 2008

The best south park had to offer was the supervision of melvin of the after school program. He was great with the students and had great communication with the parents. Both of my daugthers were in tears when he left. He was just a kind and beautifull person.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 8, 2008

I think the problem of this school is the principle. The LA'S BEST progarm is very rude to the students, they dont provide kindness and rarely help kids the with their homework. However , the teaching staff is very good.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted December 11, 2007

South Park Elementary is a good school specially taking into account the challenges that our communtity present. Staff is caring and highly involved with the students. It is a campus that is kept safe and clean and should be a model to the schools around the area. The school's leadership has helped improve achievement as well as providing the students with many extra curricular oportunities including field trips and finding donations for camping trips, movies and more.


Posted May 3, 2007

Discipline problems are not dealt with quickly or correctly. Due to many problems in the school, teachers and administrators are numb to the serious problems that occur inside and outside the classroom. Students are not accountable for their behavior, they are actually rewarded for misbehaving.
—Submitted by a staff


Posted May 2, 2006

South Park Elementary is a good school. It provides a safe learning environment. 3 of my children culminated from South Park. It has a wonderful wonder of reading library that provides children with excellent resources, such as internet access and great books. South Park has an awesome staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 29, 2006

Teachers and administrators commited to the improvement of the school. Achievement of school has continually improved over the last few years making this school one of the best in South Los Angeles.
—Submitted by a staff


Posted October 7, 2005

I think that this school has great enrichment programs. 'LA's Best' Program is wonderful. They provide extra homework help for the children, as well as extra physical activity.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 11, 2005

I have a child that attends south park and I love this school.The principal Ms.Rose is very involved in the community and makes sure that the teachers are involved in community activities. Ilove the halloween carnival because all the money collected goes back to the school to purchase folders,computers,ect. In 2004 they held the south park olympics where every class was assigned a contry to represent!The inaguration was beautiful as all the whole world gathered at south park.This school also has a 92% school attendance rate on a daily basis!The kids are very motivated and work hard because of the great rewards given to them.I love this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 4, 2004

I have two children attending this school and I do agree with what you state on your rating of this school. They are always given you information a day prior to school meetings, they never have enough supervision in the play area. In the lunch area they are always yelling at the students to be quiet if not, they are punished by picking up trash, and for children that are fighting they just let that go. I assume so the school wont look bad. I really dont recommend this school to any one.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 30, 2003

This is a terrible school. My son was punched in the stomach the first day of school, while on playground, without any adult supervision! Adminstration is always running late in the morning, loose school papers, don't give you the right information, and, to top it off, if you ask for clarification, they are very rude in providing you half an answer. I would NOT recommend this school to any parent.
—Submitted by a parent


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The API reflects year-over-year schools performance based on STAR test score results from spring 2013.

This school's
API score

722

Change from
2012 to 2013

-37

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

3 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

8 / 10


API Growth scores over time

Did this school meet the API goal this year?
The state goal for API is 800. All schools that are below 800 are assigned an API improvement target each year.
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  • This school has not yet met the state goal of 800.

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  • This school did not meet all student subgroup API targets for 2013

This school's
API score

722

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

-37

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)

3 / 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)

8 / 10

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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.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
38%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
61%

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

English Language Arts

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

158 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
35%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

160 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
63%
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.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
39%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
51%
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.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
41%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
47%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
37%
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.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
n/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.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students41%
Females48%
Males37%
African American33%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Non-economically disadvantaged16%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability43%
English learner38%
Fluent-English proficient and English only48%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate33%
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 state50%

Math

All Students50%
Females52%
Males49%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino53%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability53%
English learner57%
Fluent-English proficient and English only39%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate49%
Parent education - high school graduate33%
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 state58%
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 Students28%
Females36%
Males18%
African American25%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino28%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Non-economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disability27%
Students with no reported disability27%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only43%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate23%
Parent education - high school graduate33%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)31%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state31%

Math

All Students56%
Females61%
Males50%
African American38%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino59%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disability46%
Students with no reported disability56%
English learner50%
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate61%
Parent education - high school graduate53%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)56%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state48%
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%
Females48%
Males49%
African American36%
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 disadvantaged51%
Non-economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability48%
English learner19%
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate53%
Parent education - high school graduate50%
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 state38%

Math

All Students56%
Females49%
Males65%
African American29%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino60%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability57%
English learner39%
Fluent-English proficient and English only75%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate60%
Parent education - high school graduate57%
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 state46%
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 Students42%
Females47%
Males37%
African American19%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino48%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Non-economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability43%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only53%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented81%
Parent education - not a high school graduate47%
Parent education - high school graduate34%
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 state43%

Math

All Students36%
Females36%
Males36%
African American7%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Non-economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability38%
English learner10%
Fluent-English proficient and English only44%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented85%
Parent education - not a high school graduate42%
Parent education - high school graduate31%
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 state39%

Science

All Students31%
Females29%
Males32%
African American7%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino37%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Non-economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability32%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only40%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented65%
Parent education - not a high school graduate43%
Parent education - high school graduate19%
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 state36%
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 Students39%
Females40%
Males38%
African American20%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino41%
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%
Non-economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability40%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only52%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduate45%
Parent education - high school graduate45%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)36%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state15%

Math

All Students29%
Females24%
Males33%
African American19%
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 disadvantaged29%
Non-economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability29%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only39%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented84%
Parent education - not a high school graduate31%
Parent education - high school graduate30%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)27%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state15%
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 83%
Black 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
White 0%

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 76%N/AN/A
English language learners 47%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.

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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
75%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
68%
 

Students

This school

 
82%
 
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
81%
agree
 

Students

This school

 
77%
 

Employees

This school

 
85%
 
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
60%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
65%
 

Students

This school

 
54%
 

Employees

This school

 
61%
 
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
64%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
64%
 

Employees

This school

 
65%
 
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
64%
agree
 

Employees

This school

 
64%
 

Based on surveys from:

 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents64475%
Students51489%
Employees6981%

12012-13 Los Angeles Unified School District School Experience Survey

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School Leader's name
  • Dennis Schaffer
Special schedule
  • Year-round
Fax number
  • (323) 753-7256

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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8510 Towne Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90003
Phone: (323) 753-4591

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