PROFICIENCY 64% 68% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
34%San Juan Unified
32%Gold River

Gold River Discovery Center K-8 is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "San Juan Unified" in Gold River, CA. There are a total of 787 students and 29 teachers at Gold River Discovery Center K-8, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 111 free lunch students and 36 reduced lunch students.

Gold River Discovery Center K-8 has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 64.0%, which is 68% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch111
Reduced lunch36


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 Gold River Discovery Center K-8, 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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Gold River Discovery Center K-8 race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 62.9% 57.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.7% 8.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 20.5% 7.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.1% 22.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.9% 1.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 1.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.4% 1.8% 3.1% 3.1%

Gold River demographics profile

StatisticGold RiverCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,42625691
Median age37.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%52%55%
Speak English76%56%79%
Speak Spanish12%29%13%

Education level achieved in Gold River

IndexGold RiverCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade88.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school87.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college69.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.6%1.3%
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