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9/10
Ward Elementary School
This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in California. Students here perform above average on state tests, and this school has above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.

Academics

8/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
English
63%
State avg: 50%
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Math
65%
State avg: 39%
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Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.
This section shows how much academic progress (also called “growth”) students at this school are making given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

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Equity

10/10

Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Good news!

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing far better than other students in the state, and this school is successfully closing the achievement gap.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more.... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

Environment

Students

Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
93%
Asian
2%
Black
2%
White
1%
Two or more races
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
22 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
100%
State avg: 91%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 98%
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Neighborhood

8851 East Adoree Street
Downey, CA 90242
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Last modified: January 4, 2019
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