Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School

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1711 Stanford Ave

Stanford, CA 94305

(650) 856-1622

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 450

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School

Wonderful experience for both of my kids. Excellent teachers, large campus, great families, etc. Large campus. One drawback is that many students are kids from foreign countries (Stanford grad. program) so many friends come and go.

Posted by a parent on 08/16/14

Easily the best school with tremendous teachers, great students, biggest play grounds and friendly after school. Our son had a blast here and often wanted to go here on holidays and missed his friends. Principal Mary is very receptive to new thoughts and has provided wonderful leadership and environment ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/28/14

This is our fourth year at Nixon and our son has had an invaluable experience at this diverse and exceptional school. Like the previous reviews state, the parents are eagerly involved and the teacher's passionate. The students are loving and kind and self-motivated. What a gem of an experience.

Posted by a parent on 01/23/12

Our children have been very happy at this school. We were surprised when we moved to Los Altos HIlls to learn our neighborhood school was Nixon.The staff, children & families at this school are very kind & welcoming.The principal, Mary Pat is a very positive presence & cares very much about the school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/31/11

I agree with the other posts - great school, exceptional teachers and staff, tremendous parent involvement, good communication, and solid administration - keep up the great work. The only negative is the afterschool care (CCLC) - minimal enrichment and poor observation (to the extent of letting kids ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/30/08

Nixon Elementary is full of talented teachers and gifted students whose parents come from many nations around the world. It is academically challenging with a major emphasis on writing. Students start writing five paragraph essays in fourth grade. Learning is fun for children at Nixon because they work ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/21/08

Nixon offers an excellent education with very responsive teachers and principal! Parents are very involved.

Posted by a parent on 02/18/08

This is an excellent public school, with lots of enrichment programs, which give you the advantages many private schools have. Very active parent support group.

Posted by a parent on 01/29/08

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Test Year: 2012
Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School
Palo Alto Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Stanford schools — Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School is located at 1711 Stanford Ave, Stanford CA 94305. 1711 Stanford Ave is in the 94305 ZIP code in Stanford, CA The school district for Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School is the Palo Alto Unified School District. Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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