PROFICIENCY 28% 26% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
25%Los Nietos
28%West Whittier-Los Nietos
38%California

Ada S. Nelson Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Los Nietos" in West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA. There are a total of 397 students and 14 teachers at Ada S. Nelson Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 271 free lunch students and 44 reduced lunch students.

Ada S. Nelson Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 28.0%, which is 26% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students397
Teachers14
Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch271
Reduced lunch44

 

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 Ada S. 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
All22%
315-19%
425-29%
511-19%
620-29%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All34%
330-39%
430-34%
530-39%
630-39%
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.

Ada S. Nelson Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White n/a 2.7% 24.1% 51.1%
Black n/a 1.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 0.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 95.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 0.0% 3.1% 3.1%

West Whittier-Los Nietos demographics profile

StatisticWest Whittier-Los NietosCaliforniaNational
Population27,07139,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)10,74625691
Median age36.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%52%55%
Speak English35%56%79%
Speak Spanish63%29%13%

Education level achieved in West Whittier-Los Nietos

IndexWest Whittier-Los NietosCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade70.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school68.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college39.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Ada S. Nelson Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.