PROFICIENCY 47% 23% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
54%Novato Unified

Lu Sutton Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Novato Unified" in Novato, CA. There are a total of 347 students and 17 teachers at Lu Sutton Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 174 free lunch students and 34 reduced lunch students.

Lu Sutton Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 47.0%, which is 23% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch174
Reduced lunch34


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 Lu Sutton 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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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Lu Sutton Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 54.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 3.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 5.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 31.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 3.8% 3.1% 3.1%

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Novato demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,99623291
Median age44.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Speak English75%56%79%
Speak Spanish15%29%13%

Education level achieved in Novato

Completed 8th grade93.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college78.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree53.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors45.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Lu Sutton 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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