Rescue Union Elementary


The Rescue Union Elementary School District in California's El Dorado Hills and Rescue areas serves 7 schools, including 5 elementary schools and 2 middle schools. The district as a whole is a high-performing one, with all schools earning 4 or 5 stars from However, there is a noticeable gap in performance between the top-performing schools, such as Marina Village Middle School and Lakeview Elementary, and the lower-performing ones, like Green Valley Elementary and Rescue Elementary.

The top-performing schools in the Rescue Union Elementary district stand out for their exceptional test scores, with over 70% of students proficient or better in English Language Arts and over 60% proficient in Math at Marina Village Middle School. Lakeview Elementary also impresses with over 90% of 3rd graders proficient or better in Math. In contrast, schools with higher rates of free/reduced lunch students, like Green Valley Elementary, tend to have lower test scores and higher chronic absenteeism.

The district's student-teacher ratios range from 19.5 to 23.6, with Lake Forest Elementary having the lowest ratio and Rescue Elementary having the highest. This data suggests potential opportunities to improve staffing and class sizes, especially at the higher-ratio schools. Additionally, the district's relatively homogeneous racial makeup, with white students making up the majority at all campuses, could be an area for the district to examine in terms of inclusivity and representation.

District Detail

 2390 Bass Lake Rd.
Rescue, CA 95672-9608

 (530) 677-4461

SchoolDigger Rank:
149th of 1563 California districts

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Grades served: K-8
Students: 3,515

Primary Schools: 5
Middle Schools: 2
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0

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

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