PROFICIENCY 28% 28% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Hacienda la Puente Unified
30%La Puente
38%California

Nelson Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Hacienda la Puente Unified" in La Puente, CA. There are a total of 383 students and 18 teachers at Nelson Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 306 free lunch students and 49 reduced lunch students.

Nelson Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.5%, which is 28% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students383
Teachers18
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch306
Reduced lunch49

 

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 Nelson 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
All25%
340-44%
420-29%
511-19%
615-19%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All30%
330-34%
420-29%
520-29%
635-39%
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.

Nelson Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 1.0% 4.0% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 1.3% 1.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 13.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 94.8% 80.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 3.1% 3.1%

La Puente demographics profile

StatisticLa PuenteCaliforniaNational
Population40,38439,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)11,60925691
Median age33.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Speak English20%56%79%
Speak Spanish69%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Puente

IndexLa PuenteCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade61.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school58.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college31.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Nelson Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.