Gerald A. Smith Elementary School

  • Gerald A. Smith Elementary School serves 753 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Gerald A. Smith Elementary School operates within the Colton Joint Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 753 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-6
Total Students753 students
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeGerald A. Smith Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2010)
Asian
1%
11%
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
94%
54%
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
6%
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
4%
24%
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic GroupsGerald A. Smith Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.120.64
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
86%
50%
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
9%
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Colton Joint Unified School District's student population of 23,259 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,254 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,306 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameColton Joint Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
4
Number of Students Managed23,2591,597
Colton Joint Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$214 MM$17 MM
Colton Joint Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$239 MM$18 MM
Colton Joint Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,254$10,238
Colton Joint Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,306$10,739
Colton Joint Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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