Hickory Elementary School

Hickory Elementary School serves 901 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Hickory Elementary School operates within the Torrance Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 901 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 901 students
Hickory Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Hickory Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Hickory Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Hickory Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 25:1
Hickory Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
54%
11%
Hickory Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
16%
53%
Hickory Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
3%
6%
Hickory Elementary School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
18%
25%
Hickory Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
9%
3%
Hickory Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.42
Hickory Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
49%
Hickory Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
9%
Hickory Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Torrance Unified School District's student population of 24,213 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,820 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,251 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District Name Torrance Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
4
Number of Students Managed 24,213 1,757
Torrance Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $217 MM $17 MM
Torrance Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $228 MM $18 MM
Torrance Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,820 $10,238
Torrance Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,251 $10,739
Torrance Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Southern California Roc High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is J. H. Hull Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Howard Wood Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TorranceSouthern California Roc High SchoolVocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    0.5 miles
    2300 Crenshaw Blvd
    TorranceCA 90501
    (310)224-4220
    0.510-12n/a
  • TorranceShery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School)Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 183 students
    0.7 miles
    2600 Vine St
    TorranceCA 90501
    (310)533-4440
    0.79-12183
  • TorranceGene Drevno Community DayAlternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 15 students
    0.9 miles
    2291 West Washington Ave
    TorranceCA 90501
    (310)972-6004
    0.97-1215
  • TorranceHoward Wood Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 374 students
    0.9 miles
    2250 West 235th St
    TorranceCA 90501
    (310)533-4484
    0.9KG-5374
  • TorranceTorrance Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 528 students
    0.9 miles
    2125 Lincoln Ave
    TorranceCA 90501
    (310)533-4500
    0.9KG-5528

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