Ada S. Nelson Elementary



Ada S. Nelson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ada S. Nelson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 68
2 67
3 71
4 62
5 85
6 77
7 9
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ada S. Nelson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Whittier, CA in the Los Nietos School District. It enrolls 518 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ada S. Nelson Elementary is the 3,131st largest public school in California and the 19,898th largest nationally. It has 30.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 518
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 30.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,898th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,131st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,874th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,282nd out of 6,159

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Ada S. Nelson Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 260
(50%)
799
(52%)
 Female 258
(50%)
737
(48%)

Ada S. Nelson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 503
(97%)
1,488
(97%)
 American Indian 8
(2%)
32
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
7
(0%)
 White 3
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ada S. Nelson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 513
(99%)
1,509
(98%)
 Not Eligible 5
(1%)
27
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Ada S. Nelson Elementary is ranked 1,173rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ada S. Nelson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Ada S. Nelson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 505
2006 527
2007 512
2008 510
2009 573
2010 517
2011 502
2012 518

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22
2006 23.8
2007 19
2008 21.2
2009 22
2010 N/A
2011 29.5
2012 30.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 1
2006 0.99430740037951
2007 0.994140625
2008 0.99411764705882
2009 0.99476439790576
2010 0.99419729206963
2011 0.99402390438247
2012 0.99034749034749

Compare Ada S. Nelson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
3,050.0% 30.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 99.0%
 

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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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