School Details

Grand Island Elementary School

551 Leven Street, Grimes, CA 95950
(530) 437-2416
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 88 students 19 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

54%
51%
56%
72%
55%
65%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Pierce Joint Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

36%
48%
60%
0%
57%
65%
0%
37%
57%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Pierce Joint Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

17%
37%
60%
15%
36%
55%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Pierce Joint Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Grand Island Elementary School is a public elementary school in Meridian. The principal of Grand Island Elementary School is Carol Geyer, who can be contacted at cgeyer@pierce.k12.ca.us. 88 children attend Grand Island Elementary School and identify primarily as Hispanic, Pacific Islander, and Unspecified. 47% of the Grand Island Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 85% of the 88 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Grand Island Elementary School is 19:1. Meridian Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 80% 69%
Pacific Islander 3% 0.6%
Unspecified 3% 1%
White, non-Hispanic 19% 26%
Asian 1% 0.7%
Black, non-Hispanic 0% 2%
Filipino 0% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.5%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 1321%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 85% 64%
Limited English proficiency 47% 35%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    Great small town school. The staff is caring and helpful.

  • (7 years ago)

    A great small town school full of history and wonderful caring teachers and small class sizes. Kids have the oportunity to have great educational opportunities as well as experience the old fashioned school experience where they are not just another number.

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Overall score

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  • Principal leadership
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