Northwood Elementary School

28 Carson
Irvine, CA 92620
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
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 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

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

School Overview

Northwood Elementary School's student population of 649 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2004, 2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students649 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Northwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#964 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio30:123:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.710.64
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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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIrvine Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Northwood Elementary School is Irvine High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sierra Vista Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brywood Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Irvine Brywood Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 563 students
    0.2 miles
    1 W.wood
    Irvine, CA 92620
    (949) 936-5500
    0.2 K-6 563
  • Irvine Sierra Vista Middle School Math: 76% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 7-8 | 841 students
    0.7 miles
    2 Liberty
    Irvine, CA 92620
    (949) 936-6600
    0.7 7-8 841
  • Irvine Irvine High School Math: 61% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,055 students
    0.8 miles
    4321 Walnut Ave.
    Irvine, CA 92604
    (949) 936-7000
    0.8 9-12 2,055
  • Irvine Jeffrey Trail Middle School Math: 80% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,117 student
    0.9 miles
    155 Visions
    Irvine, CA 92620
    (949) 936-5000
    0.9 7-8 1,117
  • Tustin Arnold O. Beckman High School Magnet School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,987 students
    1.1 miles
    3588 Bryan Ave.
    Tustin, CA 92780
    (714) 734-2900
    1.1 9-12 2,987

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