Whale Gulch Elementary School
Whale Gulch Elementary School serves 36 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Whale Gulch Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (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 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
Whale Gulch Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Whale Gulch Elementary School's student population of 36 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Whale Gulch Elementary School 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 Whale Gulch Elementary School is 0.46, 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 Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5101 out of 9659 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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education
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