Chester W. Nimitz Elementary



Chester W. Nimitz Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chester W. Nimitz Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 206
1 96
2 83
3 117
4 120
5 99
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chester W. Nimitz Elementary is a public elementary school located in Sunnyvale, CA in the Cupertino Union School District. It enrolls 721 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chester W. Nimitz Elementary is the 1,185th largest public school in California and the 7,090th largest nationally. It has 24.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 721
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.78
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,090th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,185th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,128th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,084th out of 6,257

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Chester W. Nimitz Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 388
(54%)
9,854
(52%)
 Female 333
(46%)
9,085
(48%)

Chester W. Nimitz Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 313
(43%)
14,034
(74%)
 White 223
(31%)
3,072
(16%)
 Hispanic 141
(20%)
948
(5%)
 Two or More 27
(4%)
698
(4%)
 Black 12
(2%)
124
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
32
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
31
(0%)

Chester W. Nimitz Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 581
(81%)
18,137
(96%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 121
(17%)
637
(3%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(3%)
165
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Chester W. Nimitz Elementary is ranked 4,498th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chester W. Nimitz Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

Chester W. Nimitz Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 537
2006 574
2007 599
2008 672
2009 660
2010 687
2011 704
2012 729
2013 716
2014 733
2015 721

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 20.1
2007 19.2
2008 20.6
2009 21
2010 N/A
2011 24.9
2012 23.6
2013 23.4
2014 25.1
2015 24.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24208566108007
2006 0.24738675958188
2007 0.21535893155259
2008 0.20386904761905
2009 0.24242424242424
2010 0.23144104803493
2011 0.14204545454545
2012 0.24691358024691
2013 0.23882681564246
2014 0.20600272851296
2015 0.19417475728155

Compare Chester W. Nimitz Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,420.0% 24.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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Chester W. Nimitz Elementary
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Public KG - 05 721 24.2:1  
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Private PK - 08 322 20:1 2 miles
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School
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Private PK - 08 280 10:1 2 miles
Silicon Valley Academy
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Private PK - 09 144 8:1 2 miles
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Private PK - KG 58 1:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 05 110 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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