7411 Nichols Trail
Frisco, TX 75034
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Nichols Elementary School serves 743 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Nichols Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 743 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nichols Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Nichols Elementary School's student population of 743 students has grown by 65% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 36% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
743 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Nichols Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Nichols Elementary School is 0.62, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#153 out of 8079 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
54%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
53%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
29%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nichols Elementary School's ranking?

Nichols Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

77% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).

How many students attend Nichols Elementary School?

743 students attend Nichols Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

54% of Nichols Elementary School students are Asian, 29% of students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, and 5% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Nichols Elementary School?

Nichols Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.

What grades does Nichols Elementary School offer ?

Nichols Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Nichols Elementary School part of?

Nichols Elementary School is part of Frisco Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 743 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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