Hickory Elementary School

2800 W. 227th St.
Torrance, CA 90505
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 849 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Hickory Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 849 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : Top 10% in CA
  • : 73% (Top 5%)
  • : 75% (Top 10%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hickory Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Hickory Elementary School's student population of 849 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
849 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Hickory Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hickory Elementary School is 0.67, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
#596 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Hickory Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
73%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hickory 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 2021-22 school year data.
75%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hickory Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-64%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
21:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Hickory Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Hickory Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Asian
52%
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Hickory Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
19%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Hickory Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
3%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Hickory Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
14%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
12%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Hickory Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hickory Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.67
This chart displays the diversity score of Hickory 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
15%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hickory Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hickory Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hickory Elementary School's ranking?
Hickory Elementary School is ranked #596 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
73% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Hickory Elementary School?
849 students attend Hickory Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Hickory Elementary School students are Asian, 19% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are White, 12% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hickory Elementary School?
Hickory Elementary School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Hickory Elementary School offer ?
Hickory Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Hickory Elementary School part of?
Hickory Elementary School is part of Torrance Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 849 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 73% (Top 5%)
  • : 75% (Top 10%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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