Lu Sutton Elementary School

  • Lu Sutton Elementary School serves 365 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lu Sutton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

School Overview

  • Lu Sutton Elementary School's student population of 365 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students365 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lu Sutton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lu Sutton Elementary School is 0.58, 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 School Rank#2930 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
11%
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Hispanic
54%
54%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
32%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.580.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNovato Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Lu Sutton Elementary School is Nexus Academy (0.7 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Sinaloa Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Novato Sinaloa Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 826 students
    0.6 miles
    2045 Vineyard Rd.
    Novato, CA 94947
    (415) 897-2111
    0.6 6-8 826
  • Novato Nexus Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 7-10 | 3 students
    0.7 miles
    720 Diablo Ave.
    Novato, CA 94947
    (415) 897-7653
    0.7 7-10 3
  • Novato Nova Education Center Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 48 students
    0.7 miles
    720 Diablo Blvd.
    Novato, CA 94947
    (415) 897-7653
    0.7 K-12 48
  • Novato Rancho Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 369 students
    1.1 miles
    1430 Johnson St.
    Novato, CA 94947
    (415) 897-3101
    1.1 K-5 369
  • Novato Novato High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,442 student
    1.2 miles
    625 Arthur St.
    Novato, CA 94947
    (415) 898-2125
    1.2 9-12 1,442

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