Gravenstein Elementary School

  • Gravenstein Elementary School serves 436 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (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 75% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Gravenstein Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Gravenstein Elementary School operates within the Gravenstein Union Elementary School District.

Top Placements (California)

Gravenstein Elementary School is Listed among the top public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Student Attention Lowest teacher:student ratio (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Gravenstein Elementary School's student population of 436 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students436 students
Gender %Gravenstein Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Students by GradeGravenstein Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Gravenstein Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gravenstein Elementary School is 0.50, 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)
67%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio20:124:1
Asian
5%
11%
Hispanic
17%
54%
White
68%
24%
Two or more races
10%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsGravenstein Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.500.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Gravenstein Elementary School is Gravenstein Union Elementary School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Gravenstein Union Elementary School District's student population of 728 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $6,675 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 41% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $6,264 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 26% over four school years.
    School District NameGravenstein Union Elementary School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    4
    Number of Students Managed7281,585
    Gravenstein Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    63%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    73%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$5 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$5 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$6,675$11,049
    District Spending / Student$6,264$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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