Central Gaither Elementary School

  • Central Gaither Elementary School serves 190 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Central Gaither Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Central Gaither Elementary School's student population of 190 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students190 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Gaither Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Gaither Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#5799 out of 9584 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
11%
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Hispanic
72%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
23%
24%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central Gaither Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.430.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYuba City Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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