Richard M. Moon Primary

319 N. Reinway Ave.
Waterford, CA 95386
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 (1 review)
Richard M. Moon Primary serves 544 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower 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 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Richard M. Moon Primary's student population of 544 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Rankings

Richard M. Moon Primary is ranked within the bottom 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 Richard M. Moon Primary 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
#5923 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
68%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
27%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterford Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Richard M. Moon Primary is Sentinel High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Connecting Waters Charter (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lucille Whitehead Intermediate (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waterford Lucille Whitehead Intermediate Math: 24% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 359 students
    0.2 miles
    119 N. Reinway Ave.
    Waterford, CA 95386
    (209) 874-1080
    0.2 4-6 359
  • Waterford Sentinel High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 40 students
    0.3 miles
    121 S. Reinway Ave.
    Waterford, CA 95386
    (209) 874-9017
    0.3 9-12 40
  • Waterford Waterford High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 585 students
    0.3 miles
    121 S. Reinway
    Waterford, CA 95386
    (209) 874-9060
    0.3 9-12 585
  • Waterford Connecting Waters Charter Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 2,175 students
    0.6 miles
    12420 Bentley St.
    Waterford, CA 95386
    (209) 874-9463
    0.6 K-12 2,175
  • Waterford Connecting Waters Charter - East Bay Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 106 students
    0.6 miles
    12420 Bentley St.
    Waterford, CA 95386
    (800) 808-9895
    0.6 K-12 106

School Reviews

5  
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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