Golden Valley Virtual Charter (Closed 2014)

  • Golden Valley Virtual Charter served 56 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 40-59% (which was approximately equal to the California state average of 59%) for the 2012-2013 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 60-79% (which was higher than the California state average of 57%) for the 2012-2013 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 was lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Golden Valley Virtual Charter operated within the Mesa Union Elementary School District.

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students56 students
Golden Valley Virtual Charter Total Students (2010-2013)
Gender %Golden Valley Virtual Charter Gender
Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Golden Valley Virtual Charter Total Teachers (2010-2013)
Students by GradeGolden Valley Virtual Charter Student By Grade

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (12-13)40-59%
59%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (12-13)60-79%
57%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:124:1
Golden Valley Virtual Charter Student Teacher Ratio (2010-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
11%
Golden Valley Virtual Charter Asian Students (2011-2013)
Hispanic
47%
54%
Golden Valley Virtual Charter Black Students (2010-2013)
Black
4%
6%
Golden Valley Virtual Charter Black Students (2010-2013)
White
47%
24%
Golden Valley Virtual Charter White Students (2010-2013)
All Ethnic GroupsGolden Valley Virtual Charter All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.560.64
Golden Valley Virtual Charter Diversity Score (2010-2013)
Graduation Rate60-79%
87%
Golden Valley Virtual Charter Graduation Rate (2011-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
50%
Golden Valley Virtual Charter Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2013)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
9%

District Comparison

School District NameMesa Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
4
Number of Students Managed1,3321,585
Mesa Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)
50%
37%
District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)
59%
48%
District Total Revenue$9 MM$18 MM
District Spending$10 MM$18 MM
District Revenue / Student$6,656$11,049
District Spending / Student$7,051$11,340
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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