Ada S. Nelson Elementary School

  • Ada S. Nelson Elementary School serves 429 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Ada S. Nelson Elementary School operates within the Los Nietos School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 429 students has declined by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-6
Total Students429 students
Gender %Ada S. Nelson Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Students by GradeAda S. Nelson Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio29:124:1
All Ethnic GroupsAda S. Nelson Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.040.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch

District Comparison

  • Los Nietos School District's student population of 1,717 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,273 in this district is less than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,273 is less than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District NameLos Nietos School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed1,7171,564
Los Nietos School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$18 MM$17 MM
Los Nietos School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$20 MM$18 MM
Los Nietos School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$9,273$10,991
Los Nietos School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,273$11,482
Los Nietos School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.