Lichen K-8

8319 Lichen Dr.
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 454 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Lichen K-8 ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
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 (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 454 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • 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 18% 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
This chart displays total students of Lichen K-8 by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart displays gender of Lichen K-8
Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
This chart displays the total teachers of Lichen K-8 by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart displays the students of Lichen K-8 by grade.

School Rankings

Lichen K-8 ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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.
This School
State Level (CA)
#7470 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Lichen K-8, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
18%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lichen K-8 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.
25%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lichen K-8 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.
15-19%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Lichen K-8 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 Lichen K-8 and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
2%
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Lichen K-8 and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
46%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Lichen K-8 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
4%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Lichen K-8 and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
42%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Lichen K-8 and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in Lichen K-8 and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Lichen K-8 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 Lichen K-8.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.61
This chart displays the diversity score of Lichen K-8 and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lichen K-8 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
6%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lichen K-8 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 Lichen K-8's ranking?
Lichen K-8 is ranked #7470 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Lichen K-8 often compared to?
Lichen K-8is often viewed alongside schools like Woodside K-8, Kingswood K-8 by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% 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.
In what neighborhood is Lichen K-8 located?
Lichen K-8 is located in the Antelope Woods neighborhood of Citrus Heights, CA.

School Reviews

Review Lichen K-8. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Should Teacher Salaries be Public Information?
Should Teacher Salaries be Public Information?
Public school teachers are considered public servants – but does that make their salary details public information? Learn about the heated debate surrounding whether teacher salaries should be made public.
The Link Between Education and Incarceration: The NAACP Report
The Link Between Education and Incarceration: The NAACP Report
Education and the rate of incarceration have been linked in a recent NAACP report. Learn about the report and the troubling findings.
Bussing: North Carolina's New Student Assignment Plan
Bussing: North Carolina's New Student Assignment Plan
We analyze a new plan for student assignment in two North Carolina school districts and the public reaction to the idea of bussing students – as well as alternatives that have been proposed by education experts.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 454 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Quick Links