255 Winter Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher 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 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 Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
741 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Joe Nightingale Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2613 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
23:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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: 741 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 50%)

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