Lynwood Elementary School

1320 Lynwood Dr

Novato, CA 94947-4629

Tel: (415)897-4161
Grades KG-5
357 students
Lynwood Elementary School serves 357 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Lynwood Elementary School operates within the Novato Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 357 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 357 students
Lynwood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lynwood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Lynwood Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lynwood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 19:1 25:1
Lynwood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
11%
Lynwood Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
65%
53%
Lynwood Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
3%
6%
Lynwood Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
21%
25%
Lynwood Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Lynwood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Lynwood Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.53 0.42
Lynwood Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
62%
49%
Lynwood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
8%
9%
Lynwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,078 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,883 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has grown by 39% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,346 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District Name Novato Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed 8,078 1,757
Novato Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $17 MM
Novato Unified School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $74 MM $18 MM
Novato Unified School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,883 $10,238
Novato Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,346 $10,739
Novato Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Marin Oaks High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is San Jose Intermediate (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rancho Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • NovatoMarin Oaks High School
    Alternative School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 71 students720 Diablo Ave
    NovatoCA 94947
    (415)892-8733
    0.69-1271
  • NovatoNovato High School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1358 students625 Arthur St
    NovatoCA 94947
    (415)898-2125
    0.79-121358
  • NovatoRancho Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 498 students1430 Johnson St
    NovatoCA 94947
    (415)897-3101
    0.7KG-5498
  • NovatoSan Jose Intermediate
    0.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 717 students1000 Sunset Parkway
    NovatoCA 94949
    (415)883-7831
    0.86-8717
  • Novato180 Program
    Special Education School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6-12720 Diablo Ave
    NovatoCA 94947
    (415)892-8733
    1.16-12n/a

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