Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School

545 E. Cheyenne Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 417 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 417 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • : Top 20% in CA
  • : 53% (Top 20%)
  • : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School's student population of 417 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
#553 out of 3649 schools
(Top 20%)
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53%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
57%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
29%
12%
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Hispanic
37%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
24%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.72
This chart display the diversity score of Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School's ranking?
Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School is ranked #553 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in California.
What schools are Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School often compared to?
Chester W. Nimitz Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Louis E. Stocklmeir Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School?
417 students attend Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are Asian, 24% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School?
Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School offer ?
Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School part of?
Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School is part of Cupertino Union School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 417 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 53% (Top 20%)
  • : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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