PROFICIENCY 16% 59% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
24%Twin Rivers Unified
15%Rio Linda

Northwood Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Twin Rivers Unified" in Rio Linda, CA. There are a total of 480 students and 22 teachers at Northwood Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 447 free lunch students and 19 reduced lunch students.

Northwood Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 15.5%, which is 59% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch447
Reduced lunch19


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 Northwood 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

6<= 10%
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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Northwood Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 16.2% 21.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 15.0% 16.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 8.2% 10.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 52.7% 44.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.3% 1.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.8% 1.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.9% 5.2% 3.1% 3.1%

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Rio Linda demographics profile

StatisticRio LindaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,96323291
Median age34.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Speak English63%56%79%
Speak Spanish18%29%13%

Education level achieved in Rio Linda

IndexRio LindaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college62.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Northwood 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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