Hickory Elementary School

Hickory Elementary School serves 880 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 Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 880 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 880 students
Hickory Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Hickory Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Hickory Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 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 27:1 22:1
Hickory Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Hickory Elementary School American Indian Students (1995-2004)
Asian
54%
11%
Hickory Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
16%
52%
Hickory Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
2%
7%
Hickory Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
17%
26%
Hickory Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
10%
3%
Hickory Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Hickory 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.
0.65 0.42
Hickory Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
7%
48%
Hickory Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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%
8%
Hickory Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,279 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,243 is less than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,554 is less than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Torrance Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
4
Number of Students Managed 26,279 1,667
Torrance Unf School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $229 MM $19 MM
Torrance Unf School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $212 MM $18 MM
Torrance Unf School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,243 $11,099
Torrance Unf School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,554 $10,975
Torrance Unf School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • TorranceSouthern California Roc High School
    Vocational School
    2300 Crenshaw Blvd
    TorranceCA 90501
    (310)224-4220
    Vocational School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 10-12 | n/a students                      
  • TorranceShery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School)
    Alternative School
    2600 Vine St
    TorranceCA 90501
    (310)533-4440
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 164 students                      
  • TorranceGene Drevno Community Day
    Alternative School
    2291 West Washington Ave
    TorranceCA 90501
    (310)972-6004
    Alternative School

    0.9 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 16 students                      
  • TorranceTorrance Elementary School
    2125 Lincoln Ave
    TorranceCA 90501
    (310)533-4500
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 486 students                      
  • TorranceHoward Wood Elementary School
    2250 West 235th St
    TorranceCA 90501
    (310)533-4484
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 371 students                      

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