Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School

1101 Strayer Dr.
San Jose, CA 95129
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School serves 297 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 297 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School's student population of 297 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
297 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School is 0.32, 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
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#133 out of 3649 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
82%
12%
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Hispanic
4%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
8%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School's ranking?
Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School is ranked #133 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in California.
What schools are Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School often compared to?
Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like L. P. Collins Elementary School, R. I. Meyerholz Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School?
297 students attend Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School students are Asian, 8% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School?
Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School offer ?
Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School part of?
Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School is part of Cupertino Union School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 297 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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