Gold River Discovery Center K-8



Gold River Discovery Center K-8 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gold River Discovery Center K-8 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 93
1 92
2 77
3 84
4 96
5 96
6 70
7 59
8 65
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gold River Discovery Center K-8 is a public elementary school located in Gold River, CA in the San Juan Unf School District. It enrolls 732 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gold River Discovery Center K-8 is the 1,136th largest public school in California and the 6,319th largest nationally. It has 28.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 732
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.81
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,319th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,136th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,245th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,896th out of 6,159

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Gold River Discovery Center K-8 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 371
(51%)
17,998
(51%)
 Female 361
(49%)
17,364
(49%)

Gold River Discovery Center K-8 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 435
(59%)
21,055
(60%)
 Asian 156
(21%)
1,923
(5%)
 Hispanic 82
(11%)
7,633
(22%)
 Black 26
(4%)
2,908
(8%)
 Two or More 20
(3%)
1,139
(3%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
383
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
321
(1%)

Gold River Discovery Center K-8 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 624
(85%)
19,540
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 87
(12%)
13,866
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(3%)
1,956
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Gold River Discovery Center K-8 is ranked 4,714th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gold River Discovery Center K-8 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Gold River Discovery Center K-8 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 592
2006 656
2007 703
2008 657
2009 702
2010 759
2011 719
2012 732

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.1
2006 21.5
2007 18.9
2008 22.3
2009 22.3
2010 N/A
2011 25.9
2012 28.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.064189189189189
2006 0.060975609756098
2007 0.069701280227596
2008 0.06544901065449
2009 0.08974358974359
2010 0.14361001317523
2011
2012 0.14754098360656

Compare Gold River Discovery Center K-8 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,840.0% 28.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Gold River Discovery Center K-8
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Public KG - 08 732 28.4:1  
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Public KG - 06 456 27.8:1 3 miles
St Mel School
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Private PK - 08 249 18:1 3 miles
Summit Christian School
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Private PK - 08 109 12:1 3 miles
Freedom Christian School
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Private KG - 12 132 11:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 12 162 23:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 12 407 9:1 3 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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