Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School

1390 W. Randall Ave.
Colton, CA 92324
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 586 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 586 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School's student population of 586 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
586 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#5810 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
26%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
32%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
90%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
3%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
3%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.19
This chart displays the diversity score of Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School's ranking?
Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School is ranked #5810 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School often compared to?
Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Merle S. Casey Elementary School, Paul Rogers Elementary School, Ruth Grimes Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School?
586 students attend Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 3% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School?
Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School offer ?
Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School part of?
Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School is part of Rialto Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 586 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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