9 E. Fourth St.
Niland, CA 92257
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Grace Smith Elementary School serves 85 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Grace Smith Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (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 40-49% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 85 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Grace Smith Elementary School's student population of 85 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
85 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Grace Smith Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Grace Smith Elementary School is 0.36, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3769 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
79%
56%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
14%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 85 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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