School Details

Lydiksen Elementary School

7700 Highland Oaks Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 426-4420
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 614 students 20 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

74%
83%
56%
75%
87%
65%

California Standards Test (CST)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Pleasanton Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

69%
73%
46%
81%
87%
66%

California Standards Test (CST)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Pleasanton Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

85%
88%
65%
93%
90%
72%

California Standards Test (CST)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Pleasanton Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

80%
86%
60%
86%
86%
65%
87%
87%
57%

California Standards Test (CST)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Pleasanton Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Lydiksen Elementary School is a public elementary school in Hayward. The principal of Lydiksen Elementary School is Colleen Henry, whose e-mail is chenry@pleasanton.k12.ca.us. 614 children attend Lydiksen Elementary School and identify as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 6% of the Lydiksen Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 8% of the 614 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Lydiksen Elementary School is 20:1. Donlon Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 8% 8%
White, non-Hispanic 53% 58%
Multiracial 4% %
Asian 30% 26%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 2%
Unspecified 3% 2%
Filipino 2% 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.9% 14875%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.8% 0.7%
Pacific Islander 0.8% 0.4%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 8% 5%
Limited English proficiency 6% 6%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    I love Lydiksen School.Great teachers AND GREAT Principal. My son is in third grade and he has a nice teacher also gets to hatch chicks. I am glad that he is happy.Great people in the front office.They also have a fun club that is called BBC you get an awsome breakfast!!!!! Student Parent

  • (5 years ago)

    I have two sons who just finished 2nd grade and the teachers they had are by far the most ideal teachers in their field. The personal attention and encouragement each student gets at this school is very empowering and boosts confidence.

  • (5 years ago)

    I love this school! It's a real community of parents and teachers working together.

  • (5 years ago)

    Excellent school !!!! My son went here from K- 2 grade. Teachers were very involved with all students. Would recommend to everyone as your first choice in this area. 100%

  • (6 years ago)

    I like everything about this school. Great teachers and healthy learning environment.

  • (7 years ago)

    Teachers are great and both the children and parents are very comfortable with the. Lot of parent involvement and extracuricular activities.Overall the best!

  • (7 years ago)

    All staff are caring and give their best for all students.

  • (8 years ago)

    Great school just like cupertino!

  • (9 years ago)

    Great School!! Teachers take the time to make sure the kids are actually comprehending the material. Highly Recommend!

  • (10 years ago)

    My daughter is first garder in Lydisken this year. We are happy with this school. The teacher quality are good. Even the parents support school too.

  • (11 years ago)

    My son is going into third grade this year and has had exceptional teachers every year beginning with Kindergarten. Lydiksen is everything I hoped it would be.

  • (11 years ago)

    My fifth grader (daughter) graduated from this school and i am very happy with this school overall . I have another child (son) going to 2nd grade whom i am going to keep in this school. I would recommened to all my friends.

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