860 Cave Valley Rd.
Cool, CA 95614
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Northside Elementary School serves 251 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Northside Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Northside Elementary School's student population of 251 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
251 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Northside Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Northside Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4068 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
12%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
81%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   6/30/2018
My daughter has been at Northside since TK and is currently finishing 5th grade! We`ve had amazing teachers all the way through. She`s a high learner (testing on 8th grade levels), has always been challenged and given the opportunity to grow. This small school is an amazing alternative to a huge school. We know all the teachers, everyone is always available and are looking forward to our final year, 6th grade next year. So many wonderful memories, I can`t believe it`s almost over.
- Posted by Parent - Mother
2   6/22/2011
Northside school harbors teachers who are beyond their usefulness to teach children effectively & appropriately. Specifically, parents pull kids out of NS to avoid a 4th grade teacher & hope they don't get one Kindergarten teacher in particular. It's sad to see parents jockeying around the district to fulfill educational needs to avoid unwanted teachers.
- Posted by Parent - cornm

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33

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