Craig Williams Elementary

Public K-6

 6144 N. Clark Ave.
       Lakewood, CA  90712-1211


(562) 804-6540

District: Bellflower Unified

SchoolDigger Rank:
4419th of 5,883 California Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $8,248 Help

Students who attend Craig Williams Elementary usually attend:

High:    Mayfair High

Student/teacher ratio:  25.0
Number of students:  475

Immunizations:

Fully immunized:
≥98.0%
Measles:
≥98.0%
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Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
65.7%
African American:
15.8%
Asian:
7.8%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  86.1%

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Compare Details Craig Williams Elementary ranks worse than 75.1% of elementary schools in California. It also ranks 8th among 10 ranked elementary schools in the Bellflower Unified School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2022 the calculated Average Standard Score was 24.31. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Racial makeup is: Hispanic (65.7%), African American (15.8%), Asian (7.8%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 86.1% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Craig Williams Elementary is 25. 8 elementary schools in the Bellflower Unified School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Craig Williams Elementary is $8,248. 6 elementary schools in the Bellflower Unified School District spend more per student.
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Schooldigger 2022 Rankings:

Craig Williams Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Craig Williams Elementary 4419th of 5883 California public elementary schools. (See Craig Williams Elementary in the ranking list.)

Bellflower Unified:

SchoolDigger ranks Bellflower Unified 893rd of 1535 California school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Craig Williams Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools CA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 33.88 3009th 4809 37.4%
2005 46.41 2369th 4822 50.9%
2006 45.86 2384th 4818 50.5%
2007 49.85 2343rd 5113 54.2%
2008 44.10 2711th 5113 47.0%
2009 37.54 3207th 5193 38.2%
2010 35.11 3485th 5314 34.4%
2011 35.28 3596th 5377 33.1%
2012 42.71 3093rd 5390 42.6%
2013 31.89 3901st 5530 29.5%
2015 26.32 3998th 5611 28.7%
2016 22.94 4351st 5614 22.5%
2017 19.32 4758th 5692 16.4%
2018 20.13 4669th 5662 17.5%
2019 19.49 4843rd 5789 16.3%
2021 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
2022 24.31 4419th 5883 24.9%

Data source: test scores: California Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Enrollment information for Craig Williams Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 387 28 39 104 2 n/a n/a 0 560
1989 409 33 43 112 2 n/a n/a 0 599
1990 421 47 31 136 3 n/a n/a 0 638
1991 400 54 36 145 7 n/a n/a 0 642
1992 356 64 45 166 0 n/a n/a 0 631
1993 314 65 58 194 0 n/a n/a 0 631
1994 307 110 61 232 1 n/a n/a 0 711
1995 294 179 79 306 2 n/a n/a 0 860
1996 294 179 79 306 2 n/a n/a 0 860
1997 259 177 78 316 0 n/a n/a 0 830
1998 238 219 61 350 3 n/a n/a 0 871
1999 194 198 48 322 1 n/a n/a 0 763
2000 221 208 46 375 2 n/a n/a 0 852
2001 192 206 53 397 2 n/a n/a 3 853
2002 175 164 58 421 7 n/a n/a 3 828
2003 175 164 58 421 7 n/a n/a 3 828
2004 151 145 60 443 6 n/a n/a 27 832
2005 117 146 58 428 4 n/a n/a 42 795
2006 87 142 70 453 8 n/a n/a 44 804
2007 88 137 45 469 6 n/a n/a 48 793
2008 76 143 42 463 6 n/a n/a 0 730
2009 60 143 38 446 4 3 66 0 760
2010 60 135 49 475 6 9 21 0 755
2011 54 141 59 516 4 10 18 0 802
2012 52 145 50 531 1 13 19 0 811
2013 45 170 44 562 2 9 23 0 855
2014 49 167 51 563 3 10 21 0 864
2015 50 161 49 534 4 8 19 0 825
2016 41 139 58 498 2 8 17 0 763
2017 45 130 61 475 3 9 17 0 740
2018 43 100 63 432 1 12 13 0 664
2019 27 81 53 376 1 9 15 0 562
2020 31 91 43 390 1 12 19 0 587
2021 30 91 40 376 1 15 16 0 569
2022 23 75 37 312 1 14 13 0 475

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Craig Williams Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 560 20.0 28.0 n/a
1989 599 22.4 26.7 n/a
1990 638 24.8 25.7 n/a
1991 642 24.4 26.3 n/a
1992 631 24.8 25.4 32.2
1993 631 23.4 27.0 52.8
1994 711 25.0 28.4 58.6
1995 860 30.0 28.7 62.4
1996 860 30.0 28.7 62.4
1997 830 35.0 23.7 63
1998 871 36.0 24.2 66.1
1999 763 33.2 23.0 67.5
2000 852 39.0 21.8 61.7
2001 853 39.1 21.8 69.4
2002 828 39.4 21.0 69.3
2003 828 39.4 21.0 69.3
2004 832 39.0 21.3 79.6
2005 795 36.5 21.8 77.3
2006 804 35.6 22.6 81.1
2007 793 33.0 24.0 81.6
2008 730 36.0 20.3 80.4
2009 760 32.9 21.2 78.8
2010 755 34.0 22.2 79.2
2011 802 n/a n/a 83.7
2012 811 27.0 30.0 84.2
2013 855 27.5 31.0 72.2
2014 864 27.5 31.4 84.8
2015 825 32.0 25.7 87.5
2016 763 28.0 27.2 83.1
2017 740 28.5 25.9 83.2
2018 664 26.0 25.5 87
2019 562 23.0 24.4 85.9
2020 587 n/a n/a 85.7
2021 569 21.2 26.8 85.6
2022 475 19.0 25.0 86.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
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Student/Teacher Ratio Craig Williams Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 560 20.0 28.0 n/a
1989 599 22.4 26.7 n/a
1990 638 24.8 25.7 n/a
1991 642 24.4 26.3 n/a
1992 631 24.8 25.4 32.2
1993 631 23.4 27.0 52.8
1994 711 25.0 28.4 58.6
1995 860 30.0 28.7 62.4
1996 860 30.0 28.7 62.4
1997 830 35.0 23.7 63
1998 871 36.0 24.2 66.1
1999 763 33.2 23.0 67.5
2000 852 39.0 21.8 61.7
2001 853 39.1 21.8 69.4
2002 828 39.4 21.0 69.3
2003 828 39.4 21.0 69.3
2004 832 39.0 21.3 79.6
2005 795 36.5 21.8 77.3
2006 804 35.6 22.6 81.1
2007 793 33.0 24.0 81.6
2008 730 36.0 20.3 80.4
2009 760 32.9 21.2 78.8
2010 755 34.0 22.2 79.2
2011 802 n/a n/a 83.7
2012 811 27.0 30.0 84.2
2013 855 27.5 31.0 72.2
2014 864 27.5 31.4 84.8
2015 825 32.0 25.7 87.5
2016 763 28.0 27.2 83.1
2017 740 28.5 25.9 83.2
2018 664 26.0 25.5 87
2019 562 23.0 24.4 85.9
2020 587 n/a n/a 85.7
2021 569 21.2 26.8 85.6
2022 475 19.0 25.0 86.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.

Kindergarten Immunization Rates

Craig Williams Elementary

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YearCompletely ImmunizedReligious ExemptionMedical ExemptionConditionalPolioHepatitis BVaricellaDTPMMR
201295.0%2.0%0.0%3.0%98.0%98.0%98.0%98.0%98.0%
201393.0%1.0%0.0%6.0%94.0%96.0%96.0%93.0%93.0%
201495.0%2.0%0.0%3.0%95.0%97.0%98.0%95.0%95.0%
201592.0%0.0%0.0%8.0%97.0%99.0%99.0%93.0%94.0%
201698.0%0.0%0.0%2.0%100.0%100.0%99.0%99.0%100.0%
2017≥98.0%≤2.0%≤2.0%≤2.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%
2018≥99.0%≤1.0%≤1.0%≤1.0%≥99.0%≥99.0%≥99.0%≥99.0%≥99.0%
2019≥98.0%≤2.0%≤2.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%

Data source: California Department of Public Health
Finances

Per Pupil Expenditures for Craig Williams Elementary

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YearTotal Expenditures Per Pupil
2018 $8,248

Data source: California Department of Education
Pre and Post Pandemic Data

Impact of COVID-19 on Craig Williams Elementary

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Rankings

Rank
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Rank
Pandemic (2021-2022)
Change (%)
Ranks 4843rd of 5789 Elementary schoolsRanks 4419th of 5883 Elementary schools
 8.5%

Test Scores

% proficient
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
% proficient
Pandemic (2021-2022)
Change (%)
3rd Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Craig Williams Elementary)34.521.7
 12.8%
   3rd Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Bellflower Unified)49.934.2
 15.7%
   3rd Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (California)48.542.2
 6.4%
3rd Grade Mathematics (Craig Williams Elementary)52.325
 27.3%
   3rd Grade Mathematics (Bellflower Unified)50.235.5
 14.6%
   3rd Grade Mathematics (California)50.243.5
 6.7%
4th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Craig Williams Elementary)21.830.6
 8.8%
   4th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Bellflower Unified)42.839.2
 3.6%
   4th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (California)49.544.2
 5.3%
4th Grade Mathematics (Craig Williams Elementary)14.918.1
 3.2%
   4th Grade Mathematics (Bellflower Unified)30.628.7
 1.9%
   4th Grade Mathematics (California)44.938.3
 6.7%
5th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Craig Williams Elementary)30.633.3
 2.8%
   5th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Bellflower Unified)49.939
 11%
   5th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (California)51.747.1
 4.6%
5th Grade Mathematics (Craig Williams Elementary)11.112.8
 1.7%
   5th Grade Mathematics (Bellflower Unified)31.421.1
 10.3%
   5th Grade Mathematics (California)3831.6
 6.4%
5th Grade Science (Craig Williams Elementary)12.514.1
 1.6%
   5th Grade Science (Bellflower Unified)25.523.2
 2.3%
   5th Grade Science (California)31.731.2
 0.5%
6th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Craig Williams Elementary)27.135.8
 8.7%
   6th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Bellflower Unified)4943.6
 5.4%
   6th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (California)48.545.1
 3.3%
6th Grade Mathematics (Craig Williams Elementary)15.717
 1.3%
   6th Grade Mathematics (Bellflower Unified)32.123.4
 8.6%
   6th Grade Mathematics (California)38.532.5
 6%

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Total Students562569
 1.2%
African American8191
 12.3%
American Indian11
Asian5340
 24.5%
Hispanic376376
Pacific Islander915
 66.7%
White2730
 11.1%
Two or More Races1516
 6.7%
% Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients85.9%85.6%
 0.4%




Frequently Asked Questions about Craig Williams Elementary

In the 2021-22 school year, 475 students attended Craig Williams Elementary.

Students at Craig Williams Elementary are 66% Hispanic, 16% African American, 8% Asian, 5% White, 3% Pacific Islander, 3% Two or more races.

Craig Williams Elementary ranks in the bottom 24.9% of California elementary schools.

Students who attend Craig Williams Elementary usually go on to attend:

High : Mayfair High


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