Kester Avenue Elementary School

5353 Kester Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91411 | (818) 787-6751
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 927
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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 5353 Kester Ave., Van Nuys, CA 91411
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 927
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 39.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 23.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 442 (47.7%)
  • Females: 485 (52.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 113 (12.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 358 (38.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 471 (50.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Kester Avenue Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Kester Avenue Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade13614.7%
2nd Grade15216.4%
3rd Grade15616.8%
4th Grade15316.5%
5th Grade14015.1%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 100.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 46.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 12.1
Average Age
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 3

3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for Kester Avenue Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on January 28, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • ohmygosh, i love this school! class of 2008
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 24, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Well! First..My kids went to this school, and some of their teaches are mean and old teachers that should not teach at schools. Specialy Mrs. Doran! she makes her class as a jail, gives kids benches (bench is when a kid should sit on the bench during his break, and could not move, even stand otherwise he or she will get another bench). Principle Mrs. Golberg does not care about this problems and keeps teachers like that in school! I would not recommend to take your little ones to this school while they have teachers and principles like that in the school....

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