PROFICIENCY 28% 26% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
25%Los Nietos
36%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.

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Ada S. Nelson Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian n/a 2.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 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%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Pioneer High39%0.2West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA
Los Nietos Middle School28%0.4West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA
Aeolian Elementary29%0.5West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA
Daniel Phelan Elementary30%0.8West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA
Katherine Edwards Middle School23%1.0West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA
Christian Sorensen Elementary29%1.1West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA
Rancho Santa Gertrudes Elementary17%1.1Santa Fe Springs, CA
Rivera Middle School29%1.1Pico Rivera, CA
Steam Academy @ Burke42%1.2Pico Rivera, CA
Rivera Elementary28%1.2Pico Rivera, CA
Jersey Avenue Elementary43%1.2Santa Fe Springs, CA
El Rancho High41%1.2Pico Rivera, CA

West Whittier-Los Nietos demographics profile

StatisticWest Whittier-Los NietosCaliforniaNational
Population17,43638,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,96523291
Median age36.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English44%56%79%
Speak Spanish47%29%13%

Education level achieved in West Whittier-Los Nietos

IndexWest Whittier-Los NietosCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade77.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school76.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college45.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%
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