981 Valencia Pkwy.
San Diego, CA 92114
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Nye Elementary School serves 334 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Nye 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (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 70% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 334 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Nye Elementary School's student population of 334 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Nye 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 Nye Elementary School is 0.74, which is more 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
#1153 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
35%
12%
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Hispanic
31%
56%
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Black
17%
5%
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White
1%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
15%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
25%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nye Elementary School's ranking?

Nye Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Nye Elementary School?

334 students attend Nye Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

35% of Nye Elementary School students are Asian, 31% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Black, 15% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Nye Elementary School?

Nye Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Nye Elementary School offer ?

Nye Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School
June 14, 2023 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 334 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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