Lu Sutton Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1800 Center Rd.
Novato, CA 94947
Phone
(415) 897-3196
District
NOVATO UNIFIED
County
MARIN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
365
Classroom Teachers
17

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

7

(10 is best)

Better than 64.0% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Lu Sutton Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 48
Proficiency in Reading 59 48
Proficiency in Math 45 49

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 49 45
Proficiency in Reading 58 48
Proficiency in Math 40 43

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 42
Proficiency in Reading 58 49
Proficiency in Math 32 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 21.47
AVG FOR DISTRICT 21.14
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 78 21.4%
Grade 1 61 16.7%
Grade 2 63 17.3%
Grade 3 58 15.9%
Grade 4 48 13.2%
Grade 5 57 15.6%
Total 365 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 33.9% 52.6% 25.0%
Black 2.4% 2.9% 5.9%
Hispanic 58.3% 37.3% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.8% 6.3% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.9% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 56.2% 32.7% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.0% 25.8% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.1% 6.8% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 62,587 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,202.0 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.0% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.9% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.9% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 32.0% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 19.2% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 24,572 12,965,435
Single Parent Households With Children 7.5% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.3% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 44.8% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 29.4% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.5% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.4% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.9% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.7% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.6% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 5.6% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,585 $52,192,710 56.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $419 $3,320,994 3.6%
Staff $552 $4,375,152 4.7%
General Administration $126 $998,676 1.1%
School Administration $679 $5,381,754 5.8%
Operation $896 $7,101,696 7.6%
Transportation $284 $2,250,984 2.4%
Other $526 $4,169,076 4.5%
Total Support $3,483 $27,606,258 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,644 $13,030,344 14.0%
Total Expenditures $11,712 $92,829,312 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%