Nelson Elementary School serves 281 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
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 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 281 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
- Math Proficiency: 25-29%
- Reading Proficiency: 30-34%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Nelson Elementary School's student population of 281 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Nelson Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Nelson Elementary School?
281 students attend Nelson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Nelson Elementary School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nelson Elementary School?
Nelson Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Nelson Elementary School offer ?
Nelson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Nelson Elementary School part of?
Nelson Elementary School is part of Hacienda La Puente Unified School District.
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