Hickory Elementary School

  • Hickory Elementary School serves 913 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Hickory Elementary School operates within the Torrance Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 913 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 913 students
Hickory Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Hickory Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Hickory Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Hickory Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 24:1
Hickory Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Hickory Elementary School American Indian Students (1995-2004)
Asian
56%
11%
Hickory Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
17%
54%
Hickory Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
2%
6%
Hickory Elementary School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
16%
24%
Hickory Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Hickory Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2012)
Two or more races
9%
3%
Hickory Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.63 0.41
Hickory Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
6%
50%
Hickory Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
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.
5%
9%
Hickory Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

  • Torrance Unified School District's student population of 23,818 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,372 in this district is less than the state average of $12,314. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,897 is less than the state average of $12,270. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Torrance Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
4
Number of Students Managed 23,818 1,597
Torrance Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $228 MM $20 MM
Torrance Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $241 MM $20 MM
Torrance Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,372 $12,314
Torrance Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,897 $12,270
Torrance Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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