PROFICIENCY 28% 28% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Hacienda la Puente Unified
47%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.

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Nelson Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 1.0% 4.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 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%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Temple Academy22%0.4West Puente Valley, CA
Sparks Elementary36%0.4West Puente Valley, CA
Sparks Middle School23%0.6West Puente Valley, CA
La Puente High42%0.8La Puente, CA
Sunset Elementary35%0.8La Puente, CA
Lassalette24%0.8La Puente, CA
California Elementary37%1.0West Puente Valley, CA
Sierra Vista Middle School21%1.1La Puente, CA
Del Valle Elementary27%1.3La Puente, CA
Fairgrove Academy44%1.3La Puente, CA
Workman Elementary32%1.3La Puente, CA
Bassett Senior High41%1.4La Puente, CA

La Puente demographics profile

StatisticLa PuenteCaliforniaNational
Population54,03338,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,83423291
Median age41.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Speak English35%56%79%
Speak Spanish28%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Puente

IndexLa PuenteCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college64.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%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.
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