Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School

  • Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School serves 442 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (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 88% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

Top Placements

Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School's student population of 442 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% 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 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School is 0.68, which is more 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#81 out of 9602 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
32%
11%
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Hispanic
11%
54%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
42%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score0.680.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalo Alto Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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