Hickory Elementary School

Hickory Elementary School serves 872 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Hickory Elementary School operates within the Torrance Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 872 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 872 students
Hickory Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Hickory Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hickory Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1 22:1
Hickory Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
56%
11%
Hickory Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
13%
52%
Hickory Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
7%
Hickory Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
17%
26%
Hickory Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hickory Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Hickory Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.63 1.15
Hickory Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
n/a
10%
Hickory Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
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.
n/a
n/a
Hickory Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,214 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Torrance Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
4
Number of Students Managed 26,214 1,671
Torrance Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $229 MM $19 MM
Torrance Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $212 MM $18 MM
Torrance Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,243 $11,099
Torrance Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,554 $10,975
Torrance Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Torrance Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Torrance Southern California Roc High School
    Vocational School
    2300 Crenshaw Blvd
    Torrance , CA , 90501
    (310)224-4220
    Vocational School
    0.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Torrance Shery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School)
    Alternative School
    2600 Vine St
    Torrance , CA , 90501
    (310)533-4440
    Alternative School
    0.7  mi  |  179  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Torrance Gene Drevno Community Day
    Alternative School
    2291 West Washington Ave
    Torrance , CA , 90501
    (310)972-6004
    Alternative School
    0.9  mi  |  14  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Torrance Torrance Elementary School
    2125 Lincoln Ave
    Torrance , CA , 90501
    (310)533-4500
    0.9  mi  |  519  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Torrance Howard Wood Elementary School
    2250 West 235th St
    Torrance , CA , 90501
    (310)533-4484
    0.9  mi  |  372  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Torrance, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.58, which is higher than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Torrance is Howard Wood Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.