School Details

Los Molinos Elementary School

3112 S Las Marias Avenue, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
(626) 933-2200
10

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 410 students 17 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

85%
64%
56%
91%
71%
65%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hacienda La Puente Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

84%
49%
46%
98%
72%
66%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hacienda La Puente Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

94%
67%
65%
98%
81%
72%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hacienda La Puente Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

77%
64%
60%
100%
70%
65%
94%
69%
57%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hacienda La Puente Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Los Molinos Elementary School is a public elementary school in Hacienda Heights. The principal of Los Molinos Elementary School is Dr. Erin Roderick and can be contacted at eroderick@hlpusd.k12.ca.us. 410 students go to Los Molinos Elementary School and are mostly Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Filipino. 10% of the Los Molinos Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 41% of the 410 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Los Molinos Elementary School is 17:1. Los Altos Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Japanese
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Tennis

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 75% 78%
White, non-Hispanic 6% 5%
Filipino 3% 2%
Asian 15% 13%
Unspecified 1% 0.8%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.9% 1%
Multiracial 0.6% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3% %
Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 41% 62%
Limited English proficiency 10% 24%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I couldn't be more happier with a school! We are new this year to Los Molinos. This school has welcomed my family with open arms. Our daughter has learned so much and is excited to go to school everyday! Principal Dr. Roderick is everywhere in this school it's a great thing knowing that she is so involved with our students!! The Teachers are so knowlegable and reliable energetic and the kids seem to love them. PTA is on point and relay get involved with the school. We love all that Los Molinos has to offer! My olny regret with this school is that we didn't find it earlier! Our daughter is so smart and intelligent Los Molinos has brought our daughter out of her shell! We are so proud and honored to call ourselves Wildcats!!!

  • (1 year ago)

    Los molinos is a rare find. Staff is caring and very understanding to all student needs. My child has excelled here...will be sad to leave when the time comes. The PTA offers so much financial support to the school along with fun family activities!

  • (1 year ago)

    Our school Los Molinos is constantly striving to help the kids do better and improve. I like the fact that they are always guiding the kids not only to study but to achieve more to learn more and to respect each other. They always have fun school related activities planned for the kids and parents. The principal and teachers are approachable and are focused on our kids best interests. I would love to see the schools black top area including the basketball courts be re-done that would be a big improvement.......

  • (1 year ago)

    My daughter is a 1st Grader this year. She attended Kindergarten here as well. The Principal and staff are very friendly with a high focus on reading and mathematics. The students are friendly and the families are very involved. Class sizes are small and expectations are high. We love Los Molinos!

  • (3 years ago)

    Both of my sons attend this school. I have a 3rd grader and a kinder. They love this school. My wife loves this school and volunteers on a regular basis. The school is relatively small - approximately 300 students. The school is indoors which is a unique feature. It is located in a very safe neighborhood of Hacienda Heights. Getting in and out of the school is very easy - even during peak pick-up and drop-off times. I am very happy with the principal. She is very responsive and quick to address parents needs. This is a great school and I recommend it to all of my clients.

  • (3 years ago)

    This was my child's last year at Los Molinos Elementary. It is incredible to see how time flies by and to witness how your child that started Kindergarten 6 years ago have blossomed with care nurture knowledge motivation and guidance from teachers staff and friends. Los Molinos is a hidden precious diamond that shines beautifully through the faces of the students. KUDDOS and WOW TO THE PRINCIPAL DR. ANGELA LIN TO THE WONDERFUL TEACHERS TO SUPPORTING STAFF TO AN EXTRAORDINARY PTA CARING VOLUNTEER PARENTS AND MOST IMPORTANT TO AMAZING STUDENTS! THANK YOU FOR THE MEMORIES! ONCE A WILDCAT ALWAYS A WILDCAT!

  • (4 years ago)

    Love love LOVE this school! The climate is positive. The principal is supportive. Everyone is welcoming and the parents are absolutely fantastic! You can't get much better than this!!

  • (6 years ago)

    We love Los Molinos.... This is my daughter's first year there... We love our principal Mrs. Angela Lin the teachers and employees are great. I love the way our PTA gets along. We are a tight knit family!!

  • (7 years ago)

    I love Los Molinos Elementary I 've got all my 3 sons there and they love all the activites teachers and positive reinforcement they get from their school.

  • (9 years ago)

    Los Molinos is a great school and they care for their children and their education. I am extremely happy to have my son in that school.

  • (10 years ago)

    This is one of the greatest schools i know with plenty of activities for the kids. the teachers are the greatest and it makes you feel like a community. too bad were leaving it.

  • (11 years ago)

    Our 3 children are receiving a quality education that outmatches some of our local private schools in many ways. Combining test scores extracurricular activities parent involvement intelligent mature and caring teachers Los Molinos is a real gem. A small intimate private school feel in a public school district.

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