Nizhoni Elementary School

Tel: (505)368-4565
Grades: PK-5

494 students

Nizhoni Elementary School serves 494 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Nizhoni Elementary School operates within the Central Consolidated s School District.

Overview

The student population of 494 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 494 students
Nizhoni Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Nizhoni Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Nizhoni Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Nizhoni Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
99%
10%
Nizhoni Elementary School American Indian (1990-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
59%
Black
n/a
2%
White
n/a
26%
Nizhoni Elementary School White (1990-2008)
All Ethnic Groups Nizhoni Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Nizhoni 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.
0.02 0.57
Nizhoni Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2011)
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.
99%
61%
Nizhoni Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2012)
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
6%
Nizhoni Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2005)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,960 students has grown by 17% over five years.
School District Name Central Consolidated s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
3
Number of Students Managed 7,960 385
Central Consolidated s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $88 MM $10 MM
Central Consolidated s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $90 MM $10 MM
Central Consolidated s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,949 $16,127
Central Consolidated s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,267 $16,153
Central Consolidated s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Shiprock Northwest High School (13.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Tse'bit'ai Middle School (18.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mesa Elementary School (12.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Shiprock Mesa Elementary School
    N Hwy 491 Mesa School Rd
    Shiprock , NM , 87420
    (505)368-4529
    12.1  mi  |  431  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Shiprock Beclabito Day School
    Po Box 1200
    Shiprock , NM , 87420
    (928)656-3555
    13  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Shiprock Atsa' Biya' A'zh Community School
    Po Box 1809
    Shiprock , NM , 87420
    (505)368-2100
    13  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Shiprock Shiprock Northwest High School
    Po Box 1809
    Shiprock , NM , 87420
    (505)368-2100
    13.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Teec Nos Pos Red Mesa High School
    N Hwy 160
    Teec Nos Pos , AZ , 86514
    (928)656-4100
    16.9  mi  |  257  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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