Imperial Elementary School

8133 Imperial Hwy, Downey, CA 90242 | (562) 904-3578
  • Grades: KG-3
  • Student Enrollment: 569
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4 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 8133 Imperial Hwy., Downey, CA 90242
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 569
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 30.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 294 (51.7%)
  • Females: 275 (48.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 100 (17.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 328 (57.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 428 (75.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Imperial Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.4%
Black223.9%
Asian152.6%
Hispanic47884.0%
White498.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Imperial Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten13323.4%
1st Grade14024.6%
2nd Grade16028.1%
3rd Grade13623.9%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
29.4%
District:
25.9%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
20.6%
District:
10.3%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 3.0%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 97.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 34.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 10.6
Average Age
School:
41.1
District:
46.5
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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3 reviews for Imperial Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 25, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have 2 children who attended Imperial, and they received an excellent education. They became superior readers, loved school and their teachers, and were given a great foundation for the years to come. Parking is an issue at every school because the lots were not built to accomodate the volume of cars that we see today. Imperial's parking lot is "tame" compared to the other schools that my children now attend. Lastly, because Imperial only goes up to 3rd grade, they have the ability to concentrate on those students without disctrations.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 11, 2006
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I think the school is great. I just wish more parents would become more involved. As far as the parking? It is a small school and the major problem I see is the parent (or whom ever is picking the child up) not following instructions. Maybe parents should start following the rules. They have afterall, received permission from a church right next to the school to use their parking lot. If you need to drive, park next to the school and walk!
  • Reviewed by on September 05, 2006
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The school parking lot is horrible.
    The most recent renovation, to up-date the parking structure is not working. Their idea of closing the far gate on the opposite side of imperials front entrance was a very bad idea. TO pick up your children you have to wait in a huge long line usually on imperial blvd, miss one to three green light because everyone is turning right into imperial. Once you turn into the school, it's a mad-house. I think they need to open the back gate again.

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