Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School

13650 Park St.
Cerritos, CA 90703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
5.00 (1 review)
Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School serves 649 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School's student population of 649 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students649 students
This chart display total students of Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School is 0.47, 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
#409 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 1990-91 school year data.
Asian
71%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
6%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.470.64
This chart display the diversity score of Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameABC Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School is Abc Secondary (alternative) (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Carmenita Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stowers(Cecil B.) Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cerritos Carmenita Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 7-8 | 706 students
    0.3 miles
    13435 E. 166th St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7775
    0.3 7-8 706
  • Cerritos Stowers(Cecil B.) Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 650 students
    0.3 miles
    13350 Beach St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7905
    0.3 K-6 650
  • Cerritos Abc Secondary (alternative) Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 75 students
    0.4 miles
    16534 S. Carmenita Rd.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7768
    0.4 7-12 75
  • Cerritos Whitney (Gretchen) High School Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 7-12 | 1,008 student
    0.8 miles
    16800 Shoemaker Ave.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7745
    0.8 7-12 1,008
  • Cerritos Cerritos Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 666 students
    0.9 miles
    13600 E. 183rd St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7845
    0.9 K-6 666

School Reviews

5  
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.
- Posted by

Review Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
June 17, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world on its head. The effects of the global pandemic will be felt for years to come, though maybe more so in certain populations. Here’s what you need to know about the current state of special education in the United States.