Ada S. Nelson Elementary School

  • Ada S. Nelson Elementary School serves 409 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ada S. Nelson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

School Overview

  • Ada S. Nelson Elementary School's student population of 409 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ada S. Nelson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ada S. Nelson Elementary School is 0.03, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#4221 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
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1%
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Asian
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11%
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Hispanic
100%
54%
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Black
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6%
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White
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24%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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4%
Diversity Score0.030.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ada S. Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Nietos School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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