PROFICIENCY 41% 6% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Gilroy Unified
45%Gilroy
38%California

Rucker Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Gilroy Unified" in Gilroy, CA. There are a total of 526 students and 22 teachers at Rucker Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 273 free lunch students and 44 reduced lunch students.

Rucker Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 40.5%, which is 6% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students526
Teachers21.5
Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch273
Reduced lunch44

 

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 Rucker 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

GradeProficiency
All43%
345-49%
440-44%
540-44%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All38%
330-34%
430-34%
545-49%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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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Rucker Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 21.5% 18.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.3% 1.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 4.8% 4.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 67.1% 71.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.8% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.7% 2.6% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Christopher High45%1.4Gilroy, CA
Antonio Del Buono Elementary22%1.7Gilroy, CA
Luigi Aprea Elementary52%2.3Gilroy, CA
Rod Kelley Elementary48%2.4Gilroy, CA
San Martin Gwinn Environmental Science Academy31%2.6San Martin, CA
Gilroy Prep (a Navigator School)72%2.9Gilroy, CA
Hollister Prep70%2.9Gilroy, CA
South Valley Middle School35%3.0Gilroy, CA
Brownell Middle School47%3.0Gilroy, CA
El Roble Elementary32%3.2Gilroy, CA
Eliot Elementary32%3.6Gilroy, CA
Glen View Elementary23%3.8Gilroy, CA

Gilroy demographics profile

StatisticGilroyCaliforniaNational
Population52,57638,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,25723291
Median age33.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English54%56%79%
Speak Spanish39%29%13%

Education level achieved in Gilroy

IndexGilroyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade77.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school75.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college59.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Rucker 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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