Nelson Elementary School

  • Nelson Elementary School serves 363 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Nelson Elementary School's student population of 363 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nelson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nelson Elementary School is 0.12, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#5128 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
11%
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Hispanic
94%
54%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
n/a
24%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nelson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.120.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHacienda la Puente Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • La Puente Temple Academy
    Grades: K-6 | 294 students
    0.3 miles
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  • La Puente Sparks Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 472 students
    0.4 miles
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  • La Puente Sparks Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 464 students
    0.6 miles
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    La Puente, CA 91744
    (626)933-5001
    0.6 7-8 464
  • La Puente Lassalette
    Grades: K-8 | 656 students
    0.8 miles
    14333 Lassalette St.
    La Puente, CA 91744
    (626)933-3000
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  • La Puente Sunset Special Education School
    Grades: K-8 | 24 students
    0.8 miles
    800 N. Tonopah Ave.
    La Puente, CA 91744
    (626)933-3200
    0.8 K-8 24

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