Richard M. Moon Primary

319 N. Reinway Ave.
Waterford, CA 95386
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 505 students in grades Kindergarten-3, Richard M. Moon Primary 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 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
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).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 505 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Richard M. Moon Primary's student population of 505 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
505 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Richard M. Moon Primary ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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.
This School
State Level (CA)
#6599 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richard M. Moon Primary 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 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Richard M. Moon Primary 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Richard M. Moon Primary and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
69%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Richard M. Moon Primary and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
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White
25%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Richard M. Moon Primary.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.46
This chart displays the diversity score of Richard M. Moon Primary and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Richard M. Moon Primary 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
13%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Richard M. Moon Primary 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: 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 #6599 out of 9,602 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 33% CA state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% 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.

School Reviews

5   7/11/2011
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.
- Posted by Parent - dpare

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 505 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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