Chester W. Nimitz 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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
545 E. Cheyenne Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Phone
(408) 736-2180
District
CUPERTINO UNION
County
SANTA CLARA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
673
Classroom Teachers
28

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

8

(10 is best)

Better than 79.1% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 72 48
Proficiency in Reading 68 48
Proficiency in Math 76 49

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 45
Proficiency in Reading 56 48
Proficiency in Math 54 43

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 54 42
Proficiency in Reading 55 49
Proficiency in Math 53 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 24.47
AVG FOR DISTRICT 23.74
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 179 26.6%
Grade 1 113 16.8%
Grade 2 84 12.5%
Grade 3 79 11.7%
Grade 4 106 15.8%
Grade 5 112 16.6%
Total 673 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 32.5% 16.0% 25.0%
Black 1.1% 0.6% 5.9%
Hispanic 20.5% 5.2% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 45.5% 77.9% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.3% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 21.1% 4.2% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.5% 3.3% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.6% 0.9% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 144,218 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,412.9 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.2% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.6% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.7% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 14.2% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 49,192 12,894,775
Single Parent Households With Children 4.6% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.7% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 74.8% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 49.2% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.0% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.8% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.6% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 7.1% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.4% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 5.0% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,652 $125,982,228 52.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $314 $5,946,846 2.5%
Staff $673 $12,745,947 5.3%
General Administration $202 $3,825,678 1.6%
School Administration $704 $13,333,056 5.6%
Operation $839 $15,889,821 6.6%
Transportation $185 $3,503,715 1.5%
Other $481 $9,109,659 3.8%
Total Support $3,399 $64,373,661 26.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,572 $48,711,108 20.4%
Total Expenditures $12,622 $239,048,058 100.0%
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%