Niemes (John H.) Elementary School

16715 Jersey Ave.
Artesia, CA 90701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Niemes (John H.) Elementary School serves 715 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Niemes (John H.) 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (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 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Niemes (John H.) Elementary School's student population of 715 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students715 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Rankings

Niemes (John H.) 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 diversity score of Niemes (John H.) Elementary School is 0.34, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5839 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
32%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
40%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
8%
12%
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Hispanic
81%
54%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.340.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameABC Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Niemes (John H.) Elementary School is Gahr (Richard) High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ross (Faye) Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Juarez (Benito) Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cerritos Juarez (Benito) Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 350 students
    0.5 miles
    11939 Aclare St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7870
    0.5 K-6 350
  • Norwalk Arturo Sanchez Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 331 students
    0.6 miles
    11960 E. 162nd St.
    Norwalk, CA 90650
    (562) 210-4315
    0.6 K-5 331
  • Artesia Burbank (Luther) Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 509 students
    0.7 miles
    17711 Roseton Ave.
    Artesia, CA 90701
    (562) 229-7835
    0.7 K-6 509
  • Artesia Ross (Faye) Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 594 students
    0.7 miles
    17707 Elaine Ave.
    Artesia, CA 90701
    (562) 229-7785
    0.7 7-8 594
  • Cerritos Gahr (Richard) High School Math: 40% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,955 student
    0.8 miles
    11111 Artesia Blvd.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7730
    0.8 9-12 1,955

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