Best Public Schools in Zip Code 90247


The 90247 zip code area in Los Angeles is home to 8 schools, including 6 elementary schools and 2 middle schools, all part of the Los Angeles Unified School District. While the district as a whole is ranked 909 out of 1,560 districts in California, a few standout schools in this area are demonstrating strong academic performance.

Amestoy Elementary and Denker Avenue Elementary are the top-performing elementary schools, ranking in the top 50% of California elementary schools. These schools have higher test scores in English Language Arts and Math compared to district and state averages, as well as relatively low chronic absenteeism rates. In contrast, One Hundred Thirty-Fifth Street Elementary has the lowest test scores in the area.

At the middle school level, Environmental Charter Middle stands out as the highest-performing school, with better test scores than the state average, despite the overall low performance of schools in this zip code. However, chronic absenteeism remains a concern across the schools, ranging from 20.4% at Environmental Charter Middle to 41.1% at KIPP Generations Academy. Additionally, all the schools serve a predominantly low-income student population, with high rates of free or reduced-price lunch eligibility.

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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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