Gault Elementary School

1320 Seabright Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 303 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Gault Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 303 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : Top 50% in CA
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Gault Elementary School's student population of 303 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
303 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Gault Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Gault Elementary School is 0.48, 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)
#3907 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Gault Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30-34%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gault 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.
45-49%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gault 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.
20-29%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Gault 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%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Gault Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2000-01 school year data.
Asian
1%
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Gault Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
68%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Gault Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Gault Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
25%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Gault Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Gault 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 Gault Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.48
This chart displays the diversity score of Gault 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
59%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gault 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
4%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gault 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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gault Elementary School's ranking?
Gault Elementary School is ranked #3907 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Gault Elementary School often compared to?
Gault Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Live Oak Elementary School, Del Mar Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Gault Elementary School?
303 students attend Gault Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Gault Elementary School students are Hispanic, 25% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gault Elementary School?
Gault Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Gault Elementary School offer ?
Gault Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Gault Elementary School part of?
Gault Elementary School is part of Santa Cruz City Elementary School District.
In what neighborhood is Gault Elementary School located?
Gault Elementary School is located in the Seabright neighborhood of Santa Cruz, CA.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 303 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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