Gonsalves (joe A.) Elementary School

  • Gonsalves (joe A.) Elementary School serves 643 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Gonsalves (joe A.) Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Gonsalves (joe A.) Elementary School operates within the Abc Unified School District.

Top Placements

Gonsalves (joe A.) Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Gonsalves (joe A.) Elementary School's student population of 643 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students643 students
Gender %Gonsalves (joe A.) Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Students by GradeGonsalves (joe A.) Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Gonsalves (joe A.) Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gonsalves (joe A.) Elementary School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
Asian
72%
11%
Hispanic
16%
54%
Black
5%
6%
White
6%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsGonsalves (joe A.) Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.450.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Gonsalves (joe A.) Elementary School is Abc Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Abc Unified School District's student population of 20,811 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,935 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,018 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameAbc Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    30
    4
    Number of Students Managed20,8111,585
    Abc Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    52%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    63%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$186 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$188 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,935$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,018$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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    They have many libraries, art, sports, excercise, chess games, student council, chinese, and many others depending on the year! New activities come soon. The education and programs are right on, and are very, very helpful to young children growing up.
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