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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 753 students
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 24:1
Gerald A. Smith Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
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 Groups Gerald A. Smith Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA 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.
0.12 0.41
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 $9,634 in this district is less than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has declined by 17% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,746 is less than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Colton Joint Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
4
Number of Students Managed 23,259 1,597
Colton Joint Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $225 MM $21 MM
Colton Joint Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $228 MM $21 MM
Colton Joint Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,634 $12,988
Colton Joint Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,746 $12,986
Colton Joint Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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