Best Public Schools in Lomita, CA


The city of Lomita, California is home to 3 schools - 2 elementary schools and 1 middle school. The standout school in the area is Lomita Math/Science/Technology Magnet, an elementary school that has consistently ranked in the top 25% of California elementary schools. In contrast, Eshelman Avenue Elementary and Alexander Fleming Middle have lower statewide rankings, placing them in the bottom half of their respective school types.

Lomita Math/Science/Technology Magnet excels in test scores, with 65.1% of 5th grade students proficient or better in English Language Arts and 54.97% proficient or better in Mathematics - significantly higher than the Los Angeles Unified district and state averages. However, the other two schools lag behind in test scores, particularly in Mathematics, indicating a significant achievement gap that may require targeted interventions.

All three Lomita schools have higher chronic absenteeism rates than the state average, which can negatively impact student learning. Additionally, the schools serve a predominantly low-income population, with high percentages of students qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch. This socioeconomic factor may contribute to the challenges faced by these schools and should be considered when developing strategies for improvement.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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