About This School
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs. See Kelso (William H.) Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.
Kelso (William H.) Elementary School had an API growth score of 832 in 2011. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Kelso (William H.) Elementary School's 2011 base score was 802 and the school did meet its 2011 school-wide growth target.
In 2010, Kelso (William H.) Elementary School had 22 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Students Per Teacher (2010)
Subsidized Lunch (2011)
District Spending (2010)
In 2010, the Inglewood Unified School District spent $8,670 per student. In 2010 the district spent 59% on instruction, 37% on support services, and 4% on other services.
Grade 2 English Language Arts Performance
Kelso (William H.) Elementary School Reviews
I THINK KELSO IS A WONDERFUL SCHOOL MY SONS WENT THERE BACK IN 1982 . MY OLDEST GRANDCHID GRADUATED FROM THERE LAST YEAR. MY YOUNGEST GRANDCHILD IS ATTENGING THERE NOW. THEY ARE ALL HONOR STUDENTS BECAUSE OF THE CARE AND ARE DEDICATION OF THE STAFF AND TEACHERS. THE STRENGTHS OF KELSO ARE READING AND MATH THE ONLY WEAKNESS THAT I SEE ARE THE ORGINZATION OF PICK UP AFTER SCHOOL AND THATS ON THE PARENTS PART THEY STAND IN THE WAY WHERE THE STUDENTS COME OUT BLOCKING THERE WAY AT TIMES.
About the CSTWhat is it?
The California Standards Test (CST) is an annual exam used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards. The CST is one of the five components of the STAR Program.Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 2 through 11 in English language arts and math, in grades 5, 8 and 10 in science, and in grades 8, 10 and 11 in history/social science. In grades 9 through 11, students may also be assessed in math and science, depending on course enrollment.How is it Scored?
Students receive one of five ratings: far below basic, below basic, basic, proficient or advanced. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
About the CAT6What is it?
The California Achievement Test (CAT/6) is a series of nationally norm-referenced tests that assess general academic knowledge in core subjects, as well as providing national comparisons. The CAT/6 test is one of the five components of the STAR Program.Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grades 3 and 7 are assessed in reading, language arts, spelling and math.How is it Scored?
Students receive a percentile rank, which indicates how well they performed in comparison to their peers in other states. The goal is for all students to score at or above the national average, or 50th percentile, on the test.
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