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Purche Avenue Elementary
13210 Purche Ave.
Gardena, CA 90249

Demographic Information:
  • GATE students: 3%
  • English learners: 8%
  • Reclassified as English proficient: 6%
  • Migrant education program participants: 0%
  • Eligible for free/reduced price lunch: 82%
  • Special education within past two years: 13%
Parent's Education:
  • Overall Average Education4: 2.52
(based on the 34% who responded)
Graduate School
 5%
College Graduate
 14%
Some College
 25%
High School
Graduate
 43%
Not a High School
Graduate
 14%

State Rank: 4 out of 101
API Score:
(2012)
7872
Student Ethnicity:
African American
 73%
Hispanic/Latino
 24%
Asian
 1%
American Indian
 1%
Filipino
 1%
White
 1%

Median Home Price (Zindex) for zip code 90249:

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Jefferson rank: 4 in Hawthorne
Kit Carson Elementary rank: 3 in Hawthorne
Kornblum rank: 3 in Hawthorne
Leuzinger High rank: 3 in Lawndale
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One Hundred Fifty-Third Street rank: 2 in Gardena
One Hundred Thirty-Fifth Street Elementary rank: 3 in Gardena
Prairie Vista Middle rank: 4 in Hawthorne
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Washington rank: 3 in Hawthorne
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Notes:
  1. The State Rank is determined by a school's API Score in comparison to all other schools in California. (1 is the worst, 10 is the best). An equal number of schools occupy each rank. * This rank comes from the 2012 California Academic Performance Index (API) Base report.
  2. The API Score is a number between 200 and 1000 that reflects a school's performance on statewide student assessments administered in 2012.
  3. Alternative Schools receive APIs but do not receive ranks
  4. Parent Education is the average of all responses where "1" represents "Not a high school graduate" and "5" represents "Graduate school."
  5. More information: 2012 Base API Information Guide (PDF; 490KB; 65pp.)