PROFICIENCY 44% 16% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #9 of 29 in Chico Unified
  • Ranked #10 of 30 in Chico
  • Ranked #2974 of 10298 in California
Proficiency Averages
43%Chico Unified

Marigold Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Chico Unified" in Chico, CA. There are a total of 556 students and 22 teachers at Marigold Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 159 free lunch students and 32 reduced lunch students.

Marigold Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.0%, which is 16% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch159
Reduced lunch32


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Marigold Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Marigold Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 67.4% 62.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.8% 3.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 6.4% 6.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 16.2% 22.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.2% 1.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.2% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.8% 3.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Chico demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)11725691
Median age40.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%52%55%
Speak English62%56%79%
Speak Spanish38%29%13%

Education level achieved in Chico

Completed 8th grade85.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school85.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college45.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Marigold Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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