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Independence Elementary
8435 Victoria Ave.
South Gate, CA 90280

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  • School Type: Elementary School
  • District: Los Angeles Unified
  • Ranking compared to similar schools: 4
  • Achieved API growth target: No
  • Teachers with Full Credentials: 97%
  • Teachers with Emergency Credentials: 5%
  • School Schedule: Standard
  • Grades: K-5
  • K-3 Class Size: 22
  • Grades 4-6 Class Size: 26
Demographic Information:
  • GATE students: 17%
  • English learners: 28%
  • Reclassified as English proficient: 29%
  • Migrant education program participants: 1%
  • Eligible for free/reduced price lunch: 91%
  • Special education within past two years: 16%
Parent's Education:
  • Overall Average Education4: 2.27
(based on the 95% who responded)
Graduate School
 3%
College Graduate
 7%
Some College
 28%
High School
Graduate
 35%
Not a High School
Graduate
 26%

State Rank: 4 out of 101
API Score:
(2013)
7782
Student Ethnicity:
Hispanic/Latino
 99%
African American
 1%

Median Home Price (Zindex) for zip code 90280:

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Aspire Gateway Academy rank: 7 in South Gate
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Corona Avenue Elementary rank: 3 in Bell
Hope Street Elementary rank: 4 in Huntington Park
Jaime Escalante Elementary rank: 3 in Cudahy
Liberty Boulevard Elementary rank: 4 in South Gate
Lucille Roybal-Allard Elementary rank: 1 in Huntington Park
Madison Elementary rank: 5 in South Gate
Miles Avenue Elementary rank: 3 in Huntington Park
Montara Avenue Elementary rank: 3 in South Gate
Odyssey Continuation rank: A in South Gate
Orchard Academies 2B rank: 2 in Bell
Orchard Academies 2C rank: 1 in Bell
San Gabriel Avenue Elementary rank: 3 in South Gate
San Miguel Elementary rank: 3 in South Gate
South East High rank: 2 in South Gate
South Gate Middle rank: 2 in South Gate
South Gate Senior High rank: 3 in South Gate
Southeast Middle rank: 1 in South Gate
Stanford Avenue Elementary rank: 3 in South Gate
Stanford Primary Center rank: in South Gate
State Street Elementary rank: 2 in South Gate
Teresa Hughes Elementary rank: 2 in Cudahy
Victoria Avenue Elementary rank: 6 in South Gate
Walnut Park Elementary rank: 4 in Huntington Park
Willow Elementary rank: 3 in South Gate

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.)