Nelson Elementary



Nelson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nelson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 36
2 65
3 41
4 69
5 46
6 36
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Nelson Elementary is a public elementary school located in La Puente, CA in the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District. It enrolls 369 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nelson Elementary is the 4,721st largest public school in California and the 35,157th largest nationally. It has 23.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 369
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,157th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,721st out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,172nd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,583rd out of 6,257

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Nelson Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 190
(51%)
6,325
(50%)
 Female 179
(49%)
6,211
(50%)

Nelson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 342
(93%)
10,009
(80%)
 Asian 11
(3%)
1,849
(15%)
 Black 6
(2%)
93
(1%)
 White 6
(2%)
432
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
36
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
17
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
100
(1%)

Nelson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 307
(83%)
8,107
(65%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(9%)
1,430
(11%)
 Not Eligible 30
(8%)
2,999
(24%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Nelson Elementary is ranked 2,686th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nelson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

Nelson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 481
2006 534
2007 502
2008 504
2009 485
2010 424
2011 427
2012 424
2013 387
2014 383
2015 369

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 20.4
2007 20.1
2008 21
2009 20.2
2010 N/A
2011 22.5
2012 22.3
2013 22.8
2014 21.3
2015 23.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74220374220374
2006 0.81460674157303
2007 0.73306772908367
2008 0.81547619047619
2009 0.9319587628866
2010 0.8938679245283
2011 0.99297423887588
2012 0.93160377358491
2013 0.94315245478036
2014 0.92689295039164
2015 0.91869918699187

Compare Nelson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,310.0% 23.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 91.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Nelson Elementary
La Puente, CA
Public KG - 06 369 23.1:1  
St Joseph Catholic Education
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Private KG - 08 154 16:1 1 miles
Montessori Academy of La Puente
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St Joseph Elementary School
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Temple Academy
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New Montessori School
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Private PK - 02 57 6:1 1 miles
Sparks Elementary
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Public KG - 06 524 26.2:1 1 miles
Lassalette
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Public KG - 08 687 22.1:1 1 miles
Sunset Elementary
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Public KG - 06 226 24.6:1 1 miles
Workman Elementary
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Public KG - 06 405 23.8:1 2 miles
United Christian Education Center
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Private PK - KG 113 13:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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