Golden Plains Unified School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 2 public high schools in Golden Plains Unified School District, serving 506 students.
  • Public high school in Golden Plains Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the California public high school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 56% statewide average). This district's average high school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in California.
  • The top ranked public high school in Golden Plains Unified School District is Tranquillity High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • public high school in Golden Plains Unified School District have a Graduation Rate of 91%, which is more than the California average of 84%.
  • The school with highest graduation rate is Tranquillity High School, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public high school average of 75% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is less than the California public high school average of 22:1.

Overview

School District NameGolden Plains Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.gpusd.org
School District Phone Number(559)693-1115
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools2 Schools2,800 Schools
# of Students506 Students2,122,185 Students
# of Teachers24 Teachers94,727 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:122:1

District Comparison

  • Golden Plains Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 545 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
38%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
48%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥95%
83%
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 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.030.65
# of American Indian Studentsn/a13,058 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Studentsn/a248,375 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
12%
# of Hispanic Students499 Students1,113,254 Students
% Hispanic Students
99%
52%
# of Black Students1 Student123,842 Students
% Black Students
n/a
6%
# of White Students6 Students528,435 Students
% White Students
1%
25%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a10,263 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Studentsn/a85,724 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 10
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 15,497
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 14,568
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 12,920
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 12,729
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 13,265
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 14,251
# of Students in 6th Grade: - 24,746
# of Students in 7th Grade: - 35,097
# of Students in 8th Grade: - 36,424
# of Students in 9th Grade:163493,592
# of Students in 10th Grade:123481,925
# of Students in 11th Grade:129473,669
# of Students in 12th Grade:91485,852
# of Ungraded Students: - 7,640

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,502 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,675. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,103 is less than the state average of $10,743. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$20 MM$18 MM
This chart display total revenue of Golden Plains Unified  School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$19 MM$18 MM
This chart display total spending of Golden Plains Unified  School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,502$10,675
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Golden Plains Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,103$10,743
This chart display average spending per public school student in Golden Plains Unified  School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Golden Plains Unified School District Public High Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Rio Del Rey High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    13883 Lassen Ave
    Helm, CA 93627
    (559)866-5683

    Grades: 9-12 | 4 students
  • Tranquillity High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6052 Juanche St.
    San Joaquin, CA 93660
    (559)698-7205

    Grades: 9-12 | 502 students
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