Nelson Elementary



Nelson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nelson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 81
1 66
2 81
3 80
4 78
5 80
6 74
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Nelson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Pinedale, CA in the Clovis Unified School District. It enrolls 540 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nelson Elementary is the 2,877th largest public school in California and the 18,342nd largest nationally. It has 27.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 540
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,342nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,877th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,591st out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,639th out of 6,257

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Nelson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 285
(53%)
10,947
(49%)
 Male 255
(47%)
11,464
(51%)

Nelson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 303
(56%)
8,474
(38%)
 White 137
(25%)
8,944
(40%)
 Black 36
(7%)
706
(3%)
 Two or More 29
(5%)
810
(4%)
 Asian 29
(5%)
3,297
(15%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
129
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
51
(0%)

Nelson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 295
(55%)
8,353
(37%)
 Not Eligible 193
(36%)
12,035
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(10%)
2,023
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Nelson Elementary is ranked 2,606th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nelson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.3%) is slightly 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 531
2006 541
2007 504
2008 543
2009 530
2010 524
2011 526
2012 518
2013 556
2014 534
2015 540

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 19.3
2007 17.8
2008 20.6
2009 21.2
2010 N/A
2011 27.7
2012 28.8
2013 29.3
2014 29.7
2015 27.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54802259887006
2006 0.53419593345656
2007 0.61706349206349
2008 0.48250460405157
2009 0.57924528301887
2010 0.52290076335878
2011
2012 0.54826254826255
2013 0.62230215827338
2014 0.55430711610487
2015 0.64259259259259

Compare Nelson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,770.0% 27.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 64.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Nelson Elementary
Pinedale, CA
Public KG - 06 540 27.7:1  
Kratt Elementary
Fresno, CA
Public KG - 06 556 23.2:1 1 miles
Starr Elementary
Fresno, CA
Public KG - 06 407 22.6:1 1 miles
Baird Middle School
Fresno, CA
Public 05 - 08 607 22.7:1 2 miles
Gibson Elementary
Fresno, CA
Public KG - 06 518 24.7:1 2 miles
St Anthony of Padua School
Fresno, CA
Private KG - 08 626 28:1 2 miles
Pinedale Elementary
Pinedale, CA
Public KG - 06 515 25.8:1 2 miles
Malloch Elementary
Fresno, CA
Public KG - 06 440 26.5:1 2 miles
Fairmont Private School
Fresno, CA
Private PK - TK 195 27:1 3 miles
Lincoln Elementary
Fresno, CA
Public KG - 06 709 29.5:1 3 miles
Forkner Elementary
Fresno, CA
Public KG - 06 563 22.5:1 3 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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