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West Vernon Avenue Elementary
4312 South Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90037

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  • School Type: Elementary School
  • District: Los Angeles Unified
  • Ranking compared to similar schools: 7
  • Achieved API growth target: Yes
  • Teachers with Full Credentials: 98%
  • Teachers with Emergency Credentials: 2%
  • School Schedule: Standard
  • Grades: K-5
  • K-3 Class Size: 19
  • Grades 4-6 Class Size: 21
Demographic Information:
  • GATE students: 6%
  • English learners: 40%
  • Reclassified as English proficient: 41%
  • Migrant education program participants: 0%
  • Eligible for free/reduced price lunch: 87%
  • Special education within past two years: 10%
Parent's Education:
  • Overall Average Education4: 1.65
(based on the 68% who responded)
Graduate School
 2%
College Graduate
 3%
Some College
 12%
High School
Graduate
 25%
Not a High School
Graduate
 59%

State Rank: 2 out of 101
API Score:
(2013)
7482
Student Ethnicity:
Hispanic/Latino
 91%
African American
 8%
American Indian
 1%

Median Home Price (Zindex) for zip code 90037:

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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 2013 California Academic Performance Index (API) Growth report.
  2. The API Score is a number between 200 and 1000 that reflects a school's performance on statewide student assessments administered in 2013.
  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: 2012-13 Academic Performance Index Reports Information Guide (PDF; 629KB; 65pp.)