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About This School

Alameda Elementary School is a public elementary school in Downey. The principal of Alameda Elementary School is Lisa Rawlings, who can be contacted at lrawlings@dusd.net. 579 students attend Alameda Elementary School and identify primarily as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 42% of the Alameda Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 62% of the 579 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Alameda Elementary School is 13:1. Maria Montessori House of Children School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 87% 82%
White, non-Hispanic 8% 9%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 4%
Asian 2% 3%
Filipino 0.9% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.6% 22774%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.4%
Unspecified 0.2% 0.7%
Multiracial 0.2% %
Pacific Islander 0% 0.2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 62% 62%
Limited English proficiency 42% 20%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    alameda is a great school. I have my son there with a inter permit and dont regret it. He's now entering 1st grade. His kindergarden year was great. he learned so much. Thank you to all the staff and especially his teachers.

  • (6 years ago)

    Alameda is agreat school thank u so much to all the staff. specially to espire program the programs is great. thank u miss Kathia ur a true inspertation to alot of kids keep up the great work.

  • (6 years ago)

    I have two daughters in Alameda and very content with the attention they get from their teachers. Alameda is a GREAT school D

  • (6 years ago)

    Alameda is a great school with dedicated teachers who make learning fun and educational for the students.

  • (7 years ago)

    The education the students receive is top rate. The teachers work together in each grade level to make sure everyone in on track. The only problem I have is the lack of communication and involvement with parents. The PTA is a group of 5 people who run extensive fundraiser throughout the year- no meeting are announced. Extra curricular activities are non existing. The children are expected to learn CA standards and there is no room for anything else.

  • (9 years ago)

    I am very happy with Alameda's teachings I have a 7 yr old in 2nd grade and have seen a great improvement in him. I also love the teachers! I would definitley recommend this school to anyone.

  • (9 years ago)

    Alameda is a great envioronment for kids. All the teachers are professionals and take pride in their work.

  • (10 years ago)

    This school is the greatest. I have never know a school to put so much into both there student and parents. We had to do homework with the kids which was turned in every Friday. I feel as a mother that education starts at home and so does Alameda. My child is going into first grade and is able to read at a 4th grade level. Ms Mort you are the greatest gift (Thank you). Ms. Martin please keep hiring the best teachers. So far so good. I am a proud mother of a Alameda Tiger. Thank you so very much. Katherine Macias-Sanchez

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