Nishimoto Elementary School

26460 Martin St.
Madera, CA 93638
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Nishimoto Elementary School serves 767 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Nishimoto 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 27% (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 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 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 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Nishimoto Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Nishimoto Elementary School's student population of 767 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students767 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Nishimoto Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Nishimoto 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 Nishimoto Elementary School is 0.10, 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
#6568 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nishimoto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Nishimoto Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Nishimoto Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
95%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Nishimoto Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Nishimoto Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
3%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Nishimoto Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nishimoto Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.100.64
This chart display the diversity score of Nishimoto Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nishimoto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nishimoto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadera Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nishimoto Elementary School is Sherman Thomas Charter High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jack G. Desmond Middle School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ezequiel Tafoya Alvarado Academy (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Madera Jack G. Desmond Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 897 students
    0.0 miles
    26490 Martin St.
    Madera, CA 93638
    (559) 675-4500
    0 7-8 897
  • Madera Ezequiel Tafoya Alvarado Academy Charter School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 591 students
    0.4 miles
    26247 Ellis St.
    Madera, CA 93638
    (559) 675-2070
    0.4 K-8 591
  • Madera Sherman Thomas Charter Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 217 students
    0.7 miles
    101 W. Adell St.
    Madera, CA 93638
    (559) 674-1192
    0.7 K-8 217
  • Madera Sherman Thomas Charter High School Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 57 students
    0.7 miles
    26303 Adell St.
    Madera, CA 93638
    (559) 675-6626
    0.7 9-12 57
  • Madera James Monroe Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 734 students
    0.8 miles
    1819 N. Lake St.
    Madera, CA 93638
    (559) 674-5679
    0.8 K-6 734

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