Gretchen Higgins Elementary

Public K-5

 1525 Pembroke Way
       Dixon, CA  95620-4115


 (707) 678-6271

 School Website

District: Dixon Unified

SchoolDigger Rank:
3318th of 5,288 California Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  26.0
Number of students:  347

Immunizations:

Fully immunized:
≥98.0%
Measles:
≥98.0%
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Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
64.8%
White:
24.5%
Two or more races:
6.1%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  69.5%

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We updated the 2018-19 rankings and test scores for this school on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2019, Gretchen Higgins Elementary ranked worse than 62.7% of elementary schools in California. It also ranked 2nd among 3 ranked elementary schools in the Dixon Unified School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 33.62. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Gretchen Higgins Elementary has the smallest elementary school student body size in the Dixon Unified School District. Racial makeup is: Hispanic (64.8%), White (24.5%), two or more races (6.1%). (See more...)
Compare Details 69.5% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Gretchen Higgins Elementary is 26, which is the highest among 3 elementary schools in the Dixon Unified School District! (See more...)
Compare Gretchen Higgins Elementary employs 13.3 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Gretchen Higgins Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Gretchen Higgins Elementary 3318th of 5288 California public elementary schools. (See Gretchen Higgins Elementary in the ranking list.)

Dixon Unified:

SchoolDigger ranks Dixon Unified 577th of 826 California school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Gretchen Higgins Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools CA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 46.16 2349th 4809 51.2%
2005 47.95 2297th 4822 52.4%
2006 49.97 2196th 4818 54.4%
2007 50.15 2324th 5113 54.5%
2008 48.19 2483rd 5113 51.4%
2009 37.98 3178th 5193 38.8%
2010 33.19 3604th 5314 32.2%
2011 31.40 3883rd 5377 27.8%
2012 29.11 4001st 5390 25.8%
2013 23.97 4463rd 5530 19.3%
2015 29.00 3780th 5611 32.6%
2016 21.59 4463rd 5614 20.5%
2017 26.67 4111th 5692 27.8%
2018 22.57 4467th 5662 21.1%
2019 33.62 3318th 5288 37.3%

Data source: test scores: California Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: California Department of Education

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Enrollment information for Gretchen Higgins Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2002 341 23 26 281 7 n/a n/a 11 689
2003 341 23 26 281 7 n/a n/a 11 689
2004 317 17 26 291 8 n/a n/a 10 669
2005 298 21 39 262 7 n/a n/a 6 633
2006 300 20 42 267 8 n/a n/a 12 649
2007 276 22 39 260 7 n/a n/a 12 616
2008 256 25 31 266 6 n/a n/a 0 584
2009 245 14 25 292 6 5 24 0 611
2010 256 11 12 334 6 6 27 0 652
2011 208 9 7 372 6 3 28 0 633
2012 179 9 10 337 4 3 36 0 578
2013 161 8 5 343 4 1 28 0 550
2014 136 11 4 322 4 2 27 0 506
2015 124 14 6 326 3 1 26 0 500
2016 100 13 3 317 3 1 28 0 465
2017 89 15 3 323 2 n/a 24 0 456
2018 88 11 3 298 1 n/a 19 0 420
2019 85 13 3 225 n/a n/a 21 0 347

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Gretchen Higgins Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2002 689 35.5 19.4 42.8
2003 689 35.5 19.4 42.8
2004 669 28.3 23.6 44
2005 633 31.8 19.9 45.8
2006 649 35.0 18.5 47.4
2007 616 33.8 18.2 43.4
2008 584 30.9 18.9 42.1
2009 611 30.8 18.6 45.2
2010 652 22.0 29.6 46
2011 633 n/a n/a 49.9
2012 578 21.7 26.5 n/a
2013 550 21.0 26.1 70.7
2014 506 18.7 27.0 69.8
2015 500 19.0 26.3 77.4
2016 465 18.0 25.8 75.7
2017 456 14.5 31.4 77.2
2018 420 14.6 28.7 71.4
2019 347 13.3 26.0 69.5

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Gretchen Higgins Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2002 689 35.5 19.4 42.8
2003 689 35.5 19.4 42.8
2004 669 28.3 23.6 44
2005 633 31.8 19.9 45.8
2006 649 35.0 18.5 47.4
2007 616 33.8 18.2 43.4
2008 584 30.9 18.9 42.1
2009 611 30.8 18.6 45.2
2010 652 22.0 29.6 46
2011 633 n/a n/a 49.9
2012 578 21.7 26.5 n/a
2013 550 21.0 26.1 70.7
2014 506 18.7 27.0 69.8
2015 500 19.0 26.3 77.4
2016 465 18.0 25.8 75.7
2017 456 14.5 31.4 77.2
2018 420 14.6 28.7 71.4
2019 347 13.3 26.0 69.5

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.

Kindergarten Immunization Rates

Gretchen Higgins Elementary

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YearCompletely ImmunizedReligious ExemptionMedical ExemptionConditionalPolioHepatitis BVaricellaDTPMMR
2012100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%
2013100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%
201498.0%0.0%0.0%2.0%98.0%98.0%100.0%98.0%100.0%
2015100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%
201698.0%0.0%0.0%2.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%98.0%98.0%
2017≥98.0%≤2.0%≤2.0%≤2.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%
2018≥98.0%≤2.0%≤2.0%≤2.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%
2019≥98.0%≤2.0%≤2.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%

Data source: California Department of Public Health




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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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