28 Carson
Irvine, CA 92620
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Northwood Elementary School serves 649 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Northwood Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Northwood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Northwood Elementary School's student population of 649 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
649 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Northwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Northwood Elementary School is 0.71, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1414 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
30:1
23:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
45%
12%
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Hispanic
14%
54%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
26%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 649 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 30:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 10%)

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