Nicholas Elementary School

  • Nicholas Elementary School serves 651 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Nicholas 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Nicholas Elementary School's student population of 651 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students651 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nicholas Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 29:1 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 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#8006 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
50%
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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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Diversity Score0.650.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSacramento City Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Nicholas Elementary School is Fortune (0.9 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Success Academy (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sacramento Success Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 4-8 | 21 students
    0.3 miles
    5601 47th Ave.
    Sacramento, CA 95824
    (916) 643-2338
    0.3 4-8 21
  • Sacramento Oak Park Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Grades: 7-8 | 139 students
    0.4 miles
    2315 34th St.
    Sacramento, CA 95817
    (916) 533-4861
    0.4 7-8 139
  • Sacramento Bowling Green Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 815 students
    0.8 miles
    4211 Turnbridge Dr.
    Sacramento, CA 95823
    (916) 433-5426
    0.8 K-6 815
  • Sacramento Fern Bacon Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 751 students
    0.8 miles
    4140 Cuny Ave.
    Sacramento, CA 95823
    (916) 395-5340
    0.8 7-8 751
  • Sacramento Fortune Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 1,356 student
    0.9 miles
    6829 Stockton Blvd. Ste. 380
    Sacramento, CA 95833
    (916) 287-4470
    0.9 K-12 1,356

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