Richard M. Moon Primary serves 505 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Richard M. Moon Primary placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-3
- Enrollment: 505 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 75%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CA
- Math Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Richard M. Moon Primary's student population of 505 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Richard M. Moon Primary is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Richard M. Moon Primary is 0.46, 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
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2619 out of 3649 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Richard M. Moon Primary's ranking?
Richard M. Moon Primary is ranked #2619 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?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Richard M. Moon Primary?
505 students attend Richard M. Moon Primary.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Richard M. Moon Primary students are Hispanic, 25% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Richard M. Moon Primary?
Richard M. Moon Primary has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Richard M. Moon Primary offer ?
Richard M. Moon Primary offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3
What school district is Richard M. Moon Primary part of?
Richard M. Moon Primary is part of Waterford Unified School District.
The teachers are great at this school, but the principal and superintendants are not. They do not listen to you or handle any problems. They shine you on and don't deal with them. The staff and teachers are not like that. I do wish there were more art programs but we did get music this year which is great. If you are a hands on parent and have your own opinions this would not be welcomed by the principal or district superintendant.
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