Signal Hill Elementary

Public K-5

 2285 Walnut Ave.
       Signal Hill, CA  90755


 (562) 426-8170

District: Long Beach Unified

SchoolDigger Rank:
1420th of 5,650 California Elementary Schools


Student/Teacher Ratio:  26.8
Number of students:  752

Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
53.5%
Asian:
22.5%
African American:
18.0%
Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients:  90.4%

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Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2017, Signal Hill Elementary ranked better than 74.9% of elementary schools in California. It also ranked 16th among 53 ranked elementary schools in the Long Beach Unified School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 72.91. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Student population at Signal Hill Elementary is diverse. Racial makeup is: Hispanic (53.5%), Asian (22.5%), African American (18%). (See more...)
Compare Details 90.4% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Signal Hill Elementary is 26.8, which is the 28th best among 53 elementary schools in the Long Beach Unified School District. (See more...)
Compare Signal Hill Elementary employs 28 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2017 Rankings:

Signal Hill Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Signal Hill Elementary 1420th of 5650 California public elementary schools. (See Signal Hill Elementary in the ranking list.)

Long Beach Unified:

SchoolDigger ranks Long Beach Unified 338th of 853 California school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Signal Hill Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools CA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 58.32 1769th 4768 62.9%
2005 66.94 1444th 4781 69.8%
2011 66.98 1620th 5324 69.6%
2012 63.39 1846th 5338 65.4%
2013 57.39 2252nd 5478 58.9%
2015 54.76 2188th 5567 60.7%
2016 54.98 2242nd 5621 60.1%
2017 72.91 1420th 5650 74.9%

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

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Enrollment information for Signal Hill Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 166 231 99 114 1 n/a n/a 0 611
1989 149 217 115 118 1 n/a n/a 0 600
1990 133 187 133 160 1 n/a n/a 0 614
1991 118 152 163 168 0 n/a n/a 0 601
1992 115 162 218 206 0 n/a n/a 0 701
1993 118 192 279 222 1 n/a n/a 0 812
1994 130 206 319 222 2 n/a n/a 0 879
1995 121 211 327 249 0 n/a n/a 0 908
1996 121 211 327 249 0 n/a n/a 0 908
1997 122 201 306 271 1 n/a n/a 0 901
1998 108 176 301 305 0 n/a n/a 0 890
1999 91 175 313 339 1 n/a n/a 0 919
2000 74 177 315 350 2 n/a n/a 0 918
2001 61 167 302 375 3 n/a n/a 0 908
2002 42 173 293 403 1 n/a n/a 0 912
2003 42 173 293 403 1 n/a n/a 0 912
2004 43 168 282 399 1 n/a n/a 0 893
2005 30 157 258 394 5 n/a n/a 3 847
2006 33 151 243 364 1 n/a n/a 0 792
2007 35 137 231 350 1 n/a n/a 2 756
2008 33 156 238 314 1 n/a n/a 0 742
2009 33 154 239 325 1 19 1 0 772
2010 26 153 224 320 1 22 1 0 747
2011 18 153 191 331 1 19 3 0 716
2012 20 142 191 354 1 20 8 0 736
2013 18 146 203 341 0 10 7 0 725
2014 15 142 187 372 0 8 13 0 737
2015 15 135 169 402 0 7 24 0 752

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 Signal Hill Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 611 23.6 25.8 n/a
1989 600 23.8 25.2 n/a
1990 614 23.8 25.7 n/a
1991 601 25.0 24.0 n/a
1992 701 25.4 27.5 81.9
1993 812 33.6 24.2 75.2
1994 879 36.0 24.4 81.9
1995 908 38.8 23.4 84.0
1996 908 38.8 23.4 84.0
1997 901 46.3 19.5 88.2
1998 890 40.4 22.0 89.3
1999 919 42.0 21.9 92.1
2000 918 43.0 21.3 92.2
2001 908 48.5 18.7 99.1
2002 912 48.0 19.0 97.6
2003 912 48.0 19.0 97.6
2004 893 47.7 18.7 94.2
2005 847 47.0 18.0 98.9
2006 792 43.5 18.2 89.6
2007 756 43.0 17.6 90.3
2008 742 44.0 16.9 90.8
2009 772 37.0 18.4 89.5
2010 747 39.0 19.1 87.0
2011 716 n/a n/a 89.9
2012 736 26.0 28.3 n/a
2013 725 25.0 29.0 87.0
2014 737 26.0 28.3 91.0
2015 752 28.0 26.8 90.4

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

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Signal Hill Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 611 23.6 25.8 n/a
1989 600 23.8 25.2 n/a
1990 614 23.8 25.7 n/a
1991 601 25.0 24.0 n/a
1992 701 25.4 27.5 81.9
1993 812 33.6 24.2 75.2
1994 879 36.0 24.4 81.9
1995 908 38.8 23.4 84.0
1996 908 38.8 23.4 84.0
1997 901 46.3 19.5 88.2
1998 890 40.4 22.0 89.3
1999 919 42.0 21.9 92.1
2000 918 43.0 21.3 92.2
2001 908 48.5 18.7 99.1
2002 912 48.0 19.0 97.6
2003 912 48.0 19.0 97.6
2004 893 47.7 18.7 94.2
2005 847 47.0 18.0 98.9
2006 792 43.5 18.2 89.6
2007 756 43.0 17.6 90.3
2008 742 44.0 16.9 90.8
2009 772 37.0 18.4 89.5
2010 747 39.0 19.1 87.0
2011 716 n/a n/a 89.9
2012 736 26.0 28.3 n/a
2013 725 25.0 29.0 87.0
2014 737 26.0 28.3 91.0
2015 752 28.0 26.8 90.4

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.




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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.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that school and district boundary data are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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