PROFICIENCY 34% 11% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
51%Tustin Unified
62%North Tustin
38%California

W. R. Nelson Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Tustin Unified" in North Tustin, CA. There are a total of 643 students and 22 teachers at W. R. Nelson Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 30 to 1. There are a total of 302 free lunch students and 81 reduced lunch students.

W. R. Nelson Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.0%, which is 11% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students643
Teachers22
Student/Teacher ratio30:1
Free lunch302
Reduced lunch81

 

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 W. R. 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
All28%
315-19%
440-44%
525-29%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All40%
335-39%
435-39%
545-49%
6n/a
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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W. R. Nelson Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian n/a 22.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 2.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 13.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 59.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 1.9% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Benjamin F. Beswick Elementary28%0.7Tustin, CA
Jeane Thorman Elementary24%0.8Tustin, CA
C. E. Utt Middle School38%0.8Tustin, CA
Marjorie Veeh Elementary22%0.8Tustin, CA
A. G. Currie Middle School26%0.8Tustin, CA
Tustin High46%1.0Tustin, CA
C. C. Lambert Elementary19%1.2Tustin, CA
Tustin Ranch Elementary54%1.7Tustin, CA
College Park Elementary71%1.7Irvine, CA
Tustin Memorial Elementary85%1.8North Tustin, CA
Arnold O. Beckman High74%1.8Irvine, CA
Robert Heideman Elementary19%1.9Tustin, CA

North Tustin demographics profile

StatisticNorth TustinCaliforniaNational
Population26,20838,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,96423291
Median age48.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)70%52%55%
Speak English82%56%79%
Speak Spanish7%29%13%

Education level achieved in North Tustin

IndexNorth TustinCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school96.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college86.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors59.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters25.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.6%1.3%
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