PROFICIENCY 31% 20% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
23%Bakersfield City
31%Bakersfield
38%California

Colonel Howard Nichols Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Bakersfield City" in Bakersfield, CA. There are a total of 762 students and 34 teachers at Colonel Howard Nichols Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 532 free lunch students and 70 reduced lunch students.

Colonel Howard Nichols Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 30.5%, which is 20% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students762
Teachers34
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch532
Reduced lunch70

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Colonel Howard Nichols Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All29%
335-39%
425-29%
515-19%
635-39%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All32%
320-24%
435-39%
525-29%
645-49%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Colonel Howard Nichols Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 19.2% 10.1% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 4.9% 8.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 1.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 72.2% 78.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.4% 1.3% 3.1% 3.1%

Bakersfield demographics profile

StatisticBakersfieldCaliforniaNational
Population367,55539,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,45525691
Median age30.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%52%55%
Speak English59%56%79%
Speak Spanish34%29%13%

Education level achieved in Bakersfield

IndexBakersfieldCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade77.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school76.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college54.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Colonel Howard Nichols Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.