PROFICIENCY 30% 23% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
26%Colton Joint Unified
27%Highgrove
38%California

Gerald A. Smith Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Colton Joint Unified" in Highgrove, CA. There are a total of 753 students and 31 teachers at Gerald A. Smith Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 650 free lunch students and 60 reduced lunch students.

Gerald A. Smith Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 23% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students753
Teachers31
Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch650
Reduced lunch60

 

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 Gerald A. Smith 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
All24%
330-34%
415-19%
515-19%
630-34%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All35%
330-34%
425-29%
530-34%
640-44%
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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Gerald A. Smith Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 2.9% 6.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.7% 5.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 2.4% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 73.2% 67.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 20.0% 17.9% 3.1% 3.1%

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Ruth Grimes Elementary34%0.9Rialto, CA
Samuel W. Simpson Elementary33%1.2Rialto, CA
Joe Baca25%1.3Rialto, CA
Rialto Middle School17%1.3Rialto, CA
Charlotte N. Werner Elementary27%1.4Rialto, CA
Palmetto Elementary20%1.5Fontana, CA
Sam V. Curtis Elementary21%1.5Rialto, CA
Ted Porter Elementary20%1.6Fontana, CA
South Tamarind Elementary26%1.7Fontana, CA
Bloomington High32%1.8Bloomington, CA

Highgrove demographics profile

StatisticHighgroveCaliforniaNational
Population205,22838,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,77123291
Median age30.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English41%56%79%
Speak Spanish51%29%13%

Education level achieved in Highgrove

IndexHighgroveCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade73.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school70.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college45.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.6%1.3%
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