3930 Pamela Dr.
Chino, CA 91710
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Dickson Elementary School serves 612 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Dickson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Dickson Elementary School's student population of 612 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
612 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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Date
Spring Break - No School
March 28, 2022 (Monday)
Last day of school - Min Day
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Dickson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dickson Elementary School is 0.27, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6303 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
27:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
85%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
8%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 612 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 27:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Btm 50%)

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