Nichols Elementary



Nichols Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nichols Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 150
1 98
2 113
3 124
4 133
5 115
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Nichols Elementary is a public elementary school located in Oceanside, CA in the Oceanside Unf School District. It enrolls 733 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nichols Elementary is the 1,126th largest public school in California and the 6,276th largest nationally. It has 26.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 733
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,276th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,126th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,156th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,426th out of 6,159

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Nichols Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 391
(53%)
8,087
(52%)
 Female 342
(47%)
7,580
(48%)

Nichols Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 419
(57%)
8,299
(53%)
 White 166
(23%)
4,788
(31%)
 Asian 76
(10%)
769
(5%)
 Black 44
(6%)
880
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 21
(3%)
340
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
89
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
502
(3%)

Nichols Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 323
(44%)
6,188
(39%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 318
(43%)
7,199
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 92
(13%)
2,280
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Nichols Elementary is ranked 1,875th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nichols Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Nichols Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 775
2006 801
2007 740
2008 767
2009 785
2010 794
2011 786
2012 733

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 22.2
2007 16.8
2008 19.7
2009 21.8
2010 N/A
2011 24.9
2012 26.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43096774193548
2006 0.46816479400749
2007 0.45675675675676
2008 0.48761408083442
2009 0.51337579617834
2010 0.48992443324937
2011
2012 0.5593451568895

Compare Nichols Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,620.0% 26.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 55.9%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Nichols Elementary
Oceanside, CA
Public KG - 05 733 26.2:1  
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Public KG - 05 806 26.9:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 228 10:1 1 miles
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Public 06 - 08 738 23.8:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 553 24.3:1 2 miles
Del Rio Elementary
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Public KG - 05 460 27.1:1 2 miles
Peppertree Montessori
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Private PK - 02 132 11:1 2 miles
San Luis Rey Elementary
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Public KG - 05 449 25:1 2 miles
Reynolds Elementary
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Public KG - 05 626 25.8:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 791 25.7:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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