Nelson Elementary School

330 N. California Ave.
La Puente, CA 91744
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Nelson Elementary School serves 355 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Nelson Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Nelson Elementary School's student population of 355 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Rankings

Nelson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6906 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
94%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
1%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.120.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHacienda La Puente Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nelson Elementary School is La Puente High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sparks Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Temple Academy (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • La Puente Temple Academy Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 265 students
    0.3 miles
    635 California Ave.
    La Puente, CA 91744
    (626) 933-3100
    0.3 K-6 265
  • La Puente Sparks Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 463 students
    0.4 miles
    15151 E. Temple Ave.
    La Puente, CA 91744
    (626) 933-5100
    0.4 K-6 463
  • La Puente Sparks Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 445 students
    0.6 miles
    15100 Giordano St.
    La Puente, CA 91744
    (626) 933-5001
    0.6 7-8 445
  • La Puente Lassalette Math: 31% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 610 students
    0.8 miles
    14333 Lassalette St.
    La Puente, CA 91744
    (626) 933-3000
    0.8 K-8 610
  • La Puente Sunset Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 23 students
    0.8 miles
    800 N. Tonopah Ave.
    La Puente, CA 91744
    (626) 933-3200
    0.8 K-8 23

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