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C. Morley Sellery Special Education Center

Special Education School
15805 South Budlong Ave.
Gardena, CA 90247
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Added to school box
2007 Average Class Size K-3rd 7
2007 Average Class Size 4th-6th 7
History of School's Ranking
Blue line is rank against all schools in California; Green line is rank against similar schools only; B = LEA or ASAM School; C = Special Education School
School's 2007 Base API Score is 666
Education Levels K - 6th
Students in 2006 62  (63% male)
Ethnic Breakdown of Students
49% were English learners in 2007
79% socioeconomically disadvantaged
Breakdown of Parent's Highest Education Level

CST / CAPA Scores Average of 2nd - 6th graders scoring at or above the proficiency level

Teachers Info from 2006

School District
Average years of teaching experience 5.8 11.1
Percent of teachers that are first-year or second-year teachers 20% 13%
Percent of teachers with full teaching credentials 70% 90.8%
Percent of teachers with emergency credentials 20% 3.6%
Percent of teachers with waivers 0% 0.2%
Teachers with emergency credentials do not qualify for full credentials or for an internship, but meet minimum certification requirements.  When schools are unable to find enough credentialed teachers or teachers with emergency permits, then they allow teachers to work under a waiver.

Students Info from 2007

School District
Percent of students in gifted and talented education programs 0% 11%
Percent of students with disabilities 100% 12%