Gerald A. Smith Elementary School

Gerald A. Smith Elementary School serves 754 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School operates within the Colton Joint Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 754 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 754 students
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 22:1
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
11%
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
90%
52%
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
7%
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
5%
26%
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.19 0.64
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
10%
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
n/a
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,383 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Colton Joint Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
4
Number of Students Managed 23,383 1,577
District Total Revenue $283 MM $19 MM
District Spending $230 MM $18 MM
Colton Joint Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,622 $11,099
District Spending / Student $9,448 $10,975
Colton Joint Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Zupanic High School (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bloomington Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maple Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fontana Maple Elementary School
    751 South Maple Ave
    Fontana , CA , 92335
    (909)357-5670
    0.5  mi  |  688  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bloomington Mary B. Lewis Elementary School
    18040 San Bernardino Ave
    Bloomington , CA , 92316
    (909)876-4236
    0.6  mi  |  775  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Bloomington Ruth Grimes Elementary School
    1609 Spruce Ave
    Bloomington , CA , 92316
    (909)876-4156
    0.8  mi  |  603  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Bloomington Bloomington Middle School
    18829 Orange St
    Bloomington , CA , 92316
    (909)876-4101
    1.1  mi  |  775  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Rialto Samuel W. Simpson Elementary School
    1050 South Lilac Ave
    Rialto , CA , 92376
    (909)820-7954
    1.3  mi  |  712  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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San Bernardino County, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.55, which is lower than the California average of 0.64. The most diverse school district in San Bernardino County is San Bernardino County Office Of Education School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.