Downtown Value School

950 West Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015 | (213) 748-8868
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 396
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3.5 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 950 West Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
  • Charter School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 396
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 18.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 184 (46.5%)
  • Females: 212 (53.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 23 (5.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 370 (93.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 393 (99.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Downtown Value School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Downtown Value School
  Number Percent
1st Grade389.6%
2nd Grade4611.6%
3rd Grade379.3%
4th Grade399.8%
5th Grade4511.4%
6th Grade4511.4%
7th Grade5213.1%
8th Grade5914.9%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
Percent With Master's Degree
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 4.3%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 73.9%
Number of Certificated Staff: 25.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 6.3
Average Age
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 3.5

3.5 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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4 reviews for Downtown Value School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 30, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • good school, good vice principal i like her, principal i guess don't really know her well. lunch are warm i like it. staff tends to be tougher on smaller kids only when older kids are more messy! what i don't like is many parents seems to have complaints or things they don't like but ,never talk to the right staff to get it fixed. all schools have good and bad things but this one is good ! impossible to make everyone happy! for sure... some staff can be rude and or lazy that i
    agree! they need to give time for parents concerns during parent meetings. thing i don't like kids are not allowed to take any vacation during school year but, teachers do ? why shouldn't all rules apply to everyone in the school?
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 20, 2009
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Academicly my son has been doing good. I personaly have seen things I dont agree with. Lunch tables are some of the time dirty by the time kids eat lunch and the bathrooms do need more cleaning during school hours. Some staff have a bad attitude and have very little patients. Several parents complain about the school meetings, very little info is given and parents dont have enough time to say there concerns.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on April 28, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • In this school I think the vice principal is a little too strick! The principal is nicer and more understanding. I also don't think they tell their teachers anything when they are rude to parents. The school is doing better than most schools in the area, and I like that my daughter goes there. She is doing really well so I guess the teacher are doing okay. The after school program is great for the older kids, but they need more activities for the younger kids. The school is very safe but extremelly small.
  • Reviewed by Community Member on January 15, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • is a very good school, good teachers, well educated kids, only a few minor things no soap or paper in bathrooms, kids don't usually like lunch food, some parents say they serve a light snack for breakfast not a breakfast, kids order with teacher lunch on a daily basis whoever does not order lunch does not get one regardless of whether they have many left. lunch lady kind of lazy. many parents volunteer 20 hours needed per school year per family, donations are not accepted unless is cash.
    many parents often arrive late to meetings or conferences over 1/2 hour late, not good. school offer several classes for parents.

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