Nelson Avenue Middle School

Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Nelson Avenue Middle School serves 472 students in grades 6-8.
Nelson Avenue Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Nelson Avenue Middle School's student population of 472 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Nelson Avenue Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 diversity score of Nelson Avenue Middle School is 0.71, 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
#7838 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
28%
12%
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Hispanic
13%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
44%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThermalito Union Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nelson Avenue Middle School is Oroville High Community Day (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Heritage Community Day (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oroville Heritage Community Day Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 9 students
    0.3 miles
    2080 Sixth St.
    Oroville, CA 95965
    (530) 532-4376
    0.3 4-8 9
  • Oroville Pioneer Community Day Alternative School
    Grades: 1-6 | 4 students
    0.3 miles
    2060 Sixth St.
    Oroville, CA 95965
    (530) 532-4437
    0.3 1-6 4
  • Oroville Plumas Avenue Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 322 students
    0.4 miles
    440 Plumas Ave.
    Oroville, CA 95965
    (530) 538-2930
    0.4 K-5 322
  • Oroville Oroville High Community Day Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 38 students
    0.5 miles
    2120 Second St.
    Oroville, CA 95965
    (530) 538-2330
    0.5 9-12 38
  • Oroville Table Mountain Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 22 students
    0.5 miles
    41 Co Center Dr.
    Oroville, CA 95965
    (530) 532-5688
    0.5 K-12 22

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