Nesbit Elementary School

500 Biddulph Way

Belmont, CA 94002-2711

Tel: (650)637-4860
Grades: KG-5

346 students

Nesbit Elementary School serves 346 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Nesbit Elementary School operates within the Belmont-redwood Shores Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 346 students has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 346 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.74 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 18:1 22:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
21%
11%
Hispanic
24%
52%
Black
5%
7%
White
40%
26%
Hawaiian
7%
1%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.74 0.42
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.
25%
48%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,596 students has grown by 30% over five years.
School District Name Belmont-redwood Shores Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 3,596 1,667
District Total Revenue $30 MM $19 MM
District Spending $41 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,070 $11,099
District Spending / Student $14,755 $10,975
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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