Gold River Discovery Center K-8

2200 Roaring Camp Dr.
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Gold River Discovery Center K-8 serves 821 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Gold River Discovery Center K-8 placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Gold River Discovery Center K-8 places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Gold River Discovery Center K-8's student population of 821 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students821 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Gold River Discovery Center K-8 is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Gold River Discovery Center K-8 is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1430 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
15%
12%
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Hispanic
16%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
59%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Juan Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gold River Discovery Center K-8 is El Sereno Alternative Education (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Unschool (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Earl Legette Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fair Oaks El Sereno Alternative Education Alternative School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 192 students
    1.5 miles
    10700 Fair Oaks Blvd.
    Fair Oaks, CA 95628
    (916) 971-5060
    1.5 9-12 192
  • Fair Oaks Unschool Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 82 students
    1.5 miles
    10700 Fair Oaks Blvd.
    Fair Oaks, CA 95628
    (916) 971-7165
    1.5 7-12 82
  • Fair Oaks Earl Legette Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 523 students
    1.6 miles
    4623 Kenneth Ave.
    Fair Oaks, CA 95628
    (916) 867-2054
    1.6 K-6 523
  • Rancho Cordova W. E. Mitchell Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 828 students
    1.8 miles
    2100 Zinfandel Dr.
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
    (916) 294-9050
    1.8 6-8 828
  • Rancho Cordova Williamson Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 564 students
    2.2 miles
    2275 Benita Way
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
    (916) 294-9185
    2.2 K-5 564

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