PROFICIENCY 52% 37% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
52%Gold Trail Union Elementary

Gold Trail is a school servicing grades 4 to 8 and is located in the district of "Gold Trail Union Elementary" in Placerville, CA. There are a total of 355 students and 16 teachers at Gold Trail, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 90 free lunch students and 26 reduced lunch students.

Gold Trail has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 52.0%, which is 37% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch90
Reduced lunch26


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 Trail, 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 Trail race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 85.1% 83.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.2% 1.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.1% 1.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.5% 8.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 1.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.2% 1.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.2% 2.8% 3.1% 3.1%

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Placerville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,81423291
Median age41.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish11%29%13%

Education level achieved in Placerville

Completed 8th grade85.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college58.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Gold Trail 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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