Joe Nightingale Elementary School

255 Winter Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Joe Nightingale Elementary School serves 741 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Joe Nightingale Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Joe Nightingale Elementary School's student population of 741 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students741 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Joe Nightingale Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Joe Nightingale Elementary School is 0.57, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2618 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
58%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
31%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrcutt Union Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Joe Nightingale Elementary School is Ernest Righetti High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lakeview Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alice Shaw Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa Maria Lakeview Junior High School Math: 43% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 537 students
    0.5 miles
    3700 Orcutt Rd.
    Santa Maria, CA 93455
    (805) 938-8600
    0.5 7-8 537
  • Santa Maria Alice Shaw Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 610 students
    0.8 miles
    759 Dahlia Pl.
    Santa Maria, CA 93455
    (805) 938-8850
    0.8 K-6 610
  • Santa Maria Ernest Righetti High School Math: 21% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,226 students
    1.3 miles
    941 E. Foster Rd.
    Santa Maria, CA 93455
    (805) 937-2051
    1.3 9-12 2,226
  • Santa Maria Patterson Road Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 650 students
    2.0 miles
    400 Patterson Rd.
    Santa Maria, CA 93455
    (805) 938-8750
    2 K-6 650
  • Santa Maria Roberto and Dr. Francisco Jiménez Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 969 students
    2.1 miles
    1970 S. Biscayne St.
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 361-8112
    2.1 K-6 969

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