PROFICIENCY 34% 11% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
26%Colton Joint Unified

Ruth Grimes 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 620 students and 27 teachers at Ruth Grimes Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 480 free lunch students and 67 reduced lunch students.

Ruth Grimes Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.0%, which is 11% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch480
Reduced lunch67


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 Ruth Grimes 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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Ruth Grimes Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 6.0% 6.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 3.5% 5.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 4.5% 2.4% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 68.3% 67.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 17.1% 17.9% 3.1% 3.1%

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Highgrove demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,51423291
Median age29.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%52%55%
Speak English54%56%79%
Speak Spanish40%29%13%

Education level achieved in Highgrove

Completed 8th grade72.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school70.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college44.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Ruth Grimes 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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