Fern Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1314 Fern Ave.
Torrance, CA 90503
Phone
(310) 533-4506
District
TORRANCE UNIFIED
County
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
561

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

8

(10 is best)

Better than 78.0% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Fern Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
60%
49%
57%
49%
62%
50%
60%
49%
57%
49%
62%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
57%
47%
57%
49%
57%
45%
57%
47%
57%
49%
57%
45%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

80 60 40 20 0
65%
45%
67%
51%
62%
38%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
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No Data
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    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 109 19.4%
Grade 1 83 14.8%
Grade 2 81 14.4%
Grade 3 110 19.6%
Grade 4 103 18.4%
Grade 5 75 13.4%
Total 561 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 26.3% 22.9% 24.0%
Black 2.2% 4.4% 5.5%
Hispanic 46.1% 34.3% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 25.3% 37.7% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.7% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 34.4% 28.1% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.1% 23.3% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 4.8% 7.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 145,345 39,512,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 7,082.8 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 6.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.3% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.6% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.1% 25.0%
65 OR OLDER 17.0% 14.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 54,308 13,044,266
Single Parent Households With Children 6.7% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.3% 83.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 50.7% 33.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 26.5% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.3% 16.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.8% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.9% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.3% 14.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.0% 11.2%
$15,000 or less 6.4% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,835 $159,996,000 44.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $613 $14,343,000 3.9%
Staff $482 $11,286,000 3.1%
General Administration $226 $5,299,000 1.5%
School Administration $654 $15,299,000 4.2%
Operation $776 $18,161,000 5.0%
Transportation $240 $5,626,000 1.5%
Other $562 $13,164,000 3.6%
Total Support $3,553 $83,178,000 22.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,124 $119,952,000 33.0%
Total Expenditures $15,513 $363,126,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%