Jack Northrop Elementary School

835 E. Ave. K-4
Lancaster, CA 93535
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Jack Northrop Elementary School serves 664 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 664 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Jack Northrop Elementary School's student population of 664 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
664 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Jack Northrop Elementary School is 0.58, which is less 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
26%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
37%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
59%
56%
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Black
26%
5%
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White
7%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Jack Northrop Elementary School?
664 students attend Jack Northrop Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Jack Northrop Elementary School students are Hispanic, 26% of students are Black, 7% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jack Northrop Elementary School?
Jack Northrop Elementary School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Jack Northrop Elementary School offer ?
Jack Northrop Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Jack Northrop Elementary School part of?
Jack Northrop Elementary School is part of Lancaster Elementary School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
No School Spring Break (March 25-29)
March 25, 2024 (Monday)
Minimum Day / Last Day of School
June 06, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 664 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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