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About This School

Nishimoto Elementary School is a public elementary school in Madera. The principal of Nishimoto Elementary School is Raul Lozano, whose e-mail is lozano_r@madera.k12.ca.us. 794 students attend Nishimoto Elementary School and identify primarily as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 55% of the Nishimoto Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 92% of the 794 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Nishimoto Elementary School is 23:1. Ezequiel Tafoya Alvarado Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 92% 82%
White, non-Hispanic 4% 12%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.5%
Multiracial 1% %
Filipino 0.3% 0.3%
Unspecified 0.3% 0.4%
Asian 0.1% 1%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.04%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 19936%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 92% 77%
Limited English proficiency 55% 39%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    The teachers at Nishimoto School are great and have helped my children since they were in grade 2 and they are now in grade 6.

  • (5 years ago)

    Outstanding school. Kids do well both in academics and community service.

  • (6 years ago)

    Nishimoto is a great school with a postive school community great teachers and administration.

  • (6 years ago)

    For a new school I am thrilled with Nishimoto's progress. My son and daughters all came from a different school where their grades were not all that great and my oldest daughter suffered from the onslaught on increasing bullying by other students. I transferred my kids to Nishimoto and in less than a year my kids have improved their grades. My son's going from a B/C average to an A my oldest daughter's from a D almost F to B and my youngest daughter's from a C to A. When the kids finished their bench mark tests this quarter the school district sent home a letter telling us that the school as a whole didn't do to hot on the testing scores; and offered me the opportunity to send my kids to another school. I was outraged! There happy here and here they'll stay. Way to go Nishimoto keep it up.

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