PROFICIENCY 22% 44% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
26%Colton Joint Unified

Walter Zimmerman 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 30 teachers at Walter Zimmerman Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 670 free lunch students and 46 reduced lunch students.

Walter Zimmerman Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 21.5%, which is 44% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch670
Reduced lunch46


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 Walter Zimmerman 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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Walter Zimmerman Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 2.1% 6.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.9% 5.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 2.4% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 85.2% 67.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 10.9% 17.9% 3.1% 3.1%

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Highgrove demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,87923291
Median age32.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Speak English30%56%79%
Speak Spanish69%29%13%

Education level achieved in Highgrove

Completed 8th grade57.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school54.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college31.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree11.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters1.1%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 Walter Zimmerman 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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