Gold Canyon Elementary School (Closed 2012)

5810 South Alameda Rd
Apache Junction, AZ 85219
(School attendance zone shown in map)
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 65-69% (which was higher than the Arizona state average of 60%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 75-79% (which was higher than the Arizona state average of 74%) for the 2009-10 school year.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students (09-10)
349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (09-10)
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
65-69%
60%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
75-79%
74%
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
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American Indian
(09-10)
2%
6%
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Asian
(09-10)
1%
3%
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Hispanic
(09-10)
17%
41%
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Black
(09-10)
3%
6%
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White
(09-10)
77%
44%
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Hawaiian
(09-10)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(09-10)
n/a
n/a
Diversity Score
n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch (09-10)
47%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (09-10)
5%
8%
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Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 60% AZ state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 74% AZ state average).
How many students attend Gold Canyon Elementary School?
349 students attend Gold Canyon Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Gold Canyon Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What grades does Gold Canyon Elementary School offer ?
Gold Canyon Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Gold Canyon Elementary School part of?
Gold Canyon Elementary School is part of Apache Junction Unified District (4443) School District.

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