Richard M. Moon Primary

11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Richard M. Moon Primary

Richard M. Moon Primary School is a public primary school located in the heart of the city. It was founded in the late 19th century and has been providing quality education to children ever since. The school offers a variety of programs and activities to its students, including music, art, physical education, and technology. The school also offers a wide range of extracurricular activities, such as sports teams, clubs, and after-school programs.
The school has a strong focus on academic excellence and provides a safe and nurturing environment for its students. It has a diverse student body, with students from all backgrounds and cultures. The school also has an extensive library and provides a variety of resources to help students succeed.
Richard M. Moon Primary School has a strong commitment to the community and works hard to ensure that all students are provided with the best education possible. The school also encourages its students to become active members of their community, and to develop a sense of social responsibility. It is truly a great place for children to learn, grow, and thrive.

Address:

319 N. Reinway Ave.
Waterford, CA 95386

Phone:

(209) 847-2371

Site:

waterford.k12.ca.us

Grades:

K – 3

Enrollment:

536 students

Overview Richard M. Moon Primary

Richard M. Moon Primary serves 536 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Richard M. Moon Primary placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Verdict on Richard M. Moon Primary

Richard M. Moon Primary is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Richard M. Moon Primary is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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