PROFICIENCY 49% 27% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
83%Cupertino Union
86%Sunnyvale
38%California

Chester W. Nimitz Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Cupertino Union" in Sunnyvale, CA. There are a total of 733 students and 29 teachers at Chester W. Nimitz Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 123 free lunch students and 28 reduced lunch students.

Chester W. Nimitz Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 48.5%, which is 27% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students733
Teachers29.17
Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch123
Reduced lunch28

 

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 Chester W. Nimitz 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
All51%
360-64%
440-44%
545-49%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All46%
345-49%
435-39%
555-59%
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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Chester W. Nimitz Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 32.3% 17.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.8% 0.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 40.3% 73.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 21.9% 5.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.5% 2.9% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Fremont High51%0.5Sunnyvale, CA
Louis E. Stocklmeir Elementary88%0.6Sunnyvale, CA
Homestead High77%1.0Cupertino, CA
Garden Gate Elementary85%1.2Cupertino, CA
Sunnyvale Middle School59%1.3Sunnyvale, CA
Cupertino Middle School78%1.3Sunnyvale, CA
L. P. Collins Elementary90%1.4Cupertino, CA
Sam H. Lawson Middle School88%1.4Cupertino, CA
Cumberland Elementary81%1.4Sunnyvale, CA
West Valley Elementary80%1.5Sunnyvale, CA
Braly Elementary40%1.6Sunnyvale, CA
Marian A. Peterson Middle School60%1.7Sunnyvale, CA

Sunnyvale demographics profile

StatisticSunnyvaleCaliforniaNational
Population30,23838,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,66823291
Median age45.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)75%52%55%
Speak English71%56%79%
Speak Spanish3%29%13%

Education level achieved in Sunnyvale

IndexSunnyvaleCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade98.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school98.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college94.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree86.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors80.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters47.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree17.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate8.5%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Chester W. Nimitz 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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