Lichen K-8

8319 Lichen Dr.
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lichen K-8 serves 454 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 454 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lichen K-8's student population of 454 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
454 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Lichen K-8 is 0.61, 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
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
31%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
38%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
46%
56%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
42%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Lichen K-8?
454 students attend Lichen K-8.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Lichen K-8 students are Hispanic, 42% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lichen K-8?
Lichen K-8 has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Lichen K-8 offer ?
Lichen K-8 offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Lichen K-8 part of?
Lichen K-8 is part of San Juan Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 454 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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