PROFICIENCY 25% 34% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
28%Palermo Union Elementary
24%South Oroville

Golden Hills Elementary is a school servicing grades 4 to 5 and is located in the district of "Palermo Union Elementary" in South Oroville, CA. There are a total of 279 students and 11 teachers at Golden Hills Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 197 free lunch students and 30 reduced lunch students.

Golden Hills Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 25.0%, which is 34% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch197
Reduced lunch30


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 Golden Hills 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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Golden Hills Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 42.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 1.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 4.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 34.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 6.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 10.4% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Helen M. Wilcox Elementary35%0.1South Oroville, CA
Las Plumas High36%0.4South Oroville, CA
Oakdale Heights Elementary16%0.8South Oroville, CA
Wyandotte Academy10%1.9Oroville, CA
Central Middle School19%2.1Oroville, CA
Ishi Hills Middle School23%2.3Oroville, CA
Stream Charter37%2.6Oroville, CA
Palermo24%2.7Palermo, CA
Ophir Elementary27%2.7Oroville East, CA
Stanford Avenue Elementary21%2.8Oroville, CA
Oroville High39%2.9Oroville, CA
Learning Community Charter15%2.9Oroville, CA

South Oroville demographics profile

StatisticSouth OrovilleCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)19823291
Median age42.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Speak English79%56%79%
Speak Spanish18%29%13%

Education level achieved in South Oroville

IndexSouth OrovilleCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade72.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school68.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college42.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Golden Hills 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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