Golden Plains Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,698 students in Golden Plains Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Golden Plains Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 21% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Golden Plains Unified School District are Helm Elementary School, Cantua Elementary School and Tranquillity High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Golden Plains Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Golden Plains Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)

Overview

School District Name
Golden Plains Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
6 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
1,698 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
83 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Golden Plains Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 988 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1827 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Golden Plains Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Golden Plains Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Golden Plains Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Golden Plains Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.05
0.64
# American Indian Students
1 Student
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
7 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
12%
# Hispanic Students
1,652 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
97%
54%
# Black Students
10 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
28 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
2%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
n/a
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
125
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
131
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
111
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
117
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
132
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
136
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
158
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
123
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
159
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
163
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
123
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
129
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
91
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,350 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,923 is higher than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$26 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Golden Plains Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$34 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Golden Plains Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,350
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Golden Plains Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,923
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Golden Plains Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Golden Plains Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Helm Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
13883 S. Lassen Ave.
San Joaquin, CA 93660
(559) 866-5683
Grades: K-8
| 90 students
Rank: #22.
Cantua Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
29288 W. Clarkson
San Joaquin, CA 93660
(559) 829-3331
Grades: K-8
| 174 students
Rank: #33.
Tranquillity High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
6052 Juanche St.
San Joaquin, CA 93660
(559) 698-7205
Grades: 9-12
| 502 students
Rank: #44.
San Joaquin Elementary School
Math: 9% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
8535 S. Ninth
San Joaquin, CA 93660
(559) 693-4321
Grades: K-8
| 717 students
Rank: #55.
Tranquillity Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6116 S. Daniels
San Joaquin, CA 93660
(559) 698-5517
Grades: K-8
| 211 students
Rio Del Rey High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
13883 Lassen Ave
Helm, CA 93627
(559) 866-5683
Grades: 9-12
| 4 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 1,698 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.05

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