Gould Educational Center

117 W. Dunham
Madera, CA 93637
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Bottom 50%
Serving 350 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Gould Educational Center ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gould Educational Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Gould Educational Center's student population of 350 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
350 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Gould Educational Center ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Gould Educational Center is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
#3637 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤5%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gould Educational Center 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 2020-21 school year data.
≤5%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gould Educational Center 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
75%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
17%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.41
This chart display the diversity score of Gould Educational Center and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤20%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Gould Educational Center and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gould Educational Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gould Educational Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gould Educational Center's ranking?
Gould Educational Center is ranked #3637 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Gould Educational Center?
The graduation rate of Gould Educational Center is 20%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Gould Educational Center?
350 students attend Gould Educational Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Gould Educational Center students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gould Educational Center?
Gould Educational Center has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Gould Educational Center offer ?
Gould Educational Center offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Gould Educational Center part of?
Gould Educational Center is part of Madera County Superintendent Of Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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