Nicholas Elementary School

  • Nicholas Elementary School serves 655 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (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 17% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Nicholas Elementary School's student population of 655 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students655 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nicholas Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nicholas Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#8097 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
25%
11%
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Hispanic
52%
54%
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Black
14%
6%
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White
3%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nicholas Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.650.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSacramento City Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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