Elementary Schools in Gilroy Unified


The Gilroy Unified School District in California is home to 7 elementary schools serving students from kindergarten through 6th grade. These schools vary in size, student demographics, academic performance, and socioeconomic factors, revealing both strengths and areas for improvement within the district.

Among the standout schools, Luigi Aprea Elementary and Rod Kelley Elementary rank the highest, with Luigi Aprea being the top-performing school in the district. These schools demonstrate strong academic achievement, with high proficiency rates on standardized tests, and relatively low chronic absenteeism rates. In contrast, Eliot Elementary and Glen View Elementary struggle with lower test scores and higher chronic absenteeism, suggesting the need for targeted interventions to address these challenges.

The data also reveals significant disparities in student demographics and socioeconomic factors across the Gilroy Unified elementary schools. While some schools have a more balanced racial composition, others have a majority Hispanic student population. Additionally, the high rates of free and reduced-price lunch recipients, ranging from 31.7% to 82.94%, indicate that many students in the district face economic hardships that may impact their educational outcomes. These findings highlight the need for the district to address the underlying socioeconomic challenges that are contributing to the performance gaps between schools.

District Detail

 7810 Arroyo Cir.
Gilroy, CA 95020-7313

 (669) 225-4000

SchoolDigger Rank:
795th of 1560 California districts

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Grades served: K-12
Students: 10,418

Primary Schools: 7
Middle Schools: 3
High Schools: 4
Alternative Schools: 0
We found 7 schools.

SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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