Rucker Elementary School

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325 Santa Clara Ave

Gilroy, CA 95020

(408) 842-6471

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 520

Students Per Teacher: 26

Parent Reviews

16 Parent Reviews for Rucker Elementary School

Awesome school. Could not be happier to be part of the Rucker community. The GATE program is superb. Teachers, staff and student body is amazing.

Posted by a parent on 10/07/13

Teachers are always willing to help. Great GATE program. Good after school program. Go COUGARS

Posted by a parent on 06/13/13

I absolutely agree even still till this day I pulled my daughter and decided to home school her bc they ignored all signs of bullying and the clicks are ridiculous never thought I would be dealing with these HS games in elementary including love triangles this school needs to be reevaluated ms yard duty ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/22/11

Rucker has the best teachers!!! They care. They're involved! Rucker has great parent participation. They give their time! Rucker has great students...they are curteous kind and caring. The Rucker Way!

Posted by a parent on 10/30/09

It is a very quaint little rural school where kids from all walks of life come to learn. The staff are engaged and truly dedicate themselves to educate the next generation of children. As with all schools, our little school is suffering and in desperate need of the essentials. Thank you, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/30/09

I am very pleased with the gate program at Rucker.

Posted by a other on 10/01/09

I am very dissapointed in the principle, the teachers, the staff in general...except Sam... Most of the yard duties are very rude to the children..Ghetto rude.. The teachers, when they do yard duty, are rude. All of the staff need to be reminded that they are there to guide the children to be a contributing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/16/09

Both the new principal and the new district leads have brought great changes to this school. The parents are given a full update on what the kids will learn, full year plan and then month to month updates. There is a feeling of competency that is beginning to really show through. The school runs a encapsulated ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/13/09

The new principal is a source of great frustration for both the parents and staff. From day one she has been trying to get rid of the Theatre Arts program and now that the 'honeymoon' period is over, test scores are down slightly. Because of it's location, Rucker has largely been unaffected by problems ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/03/08

Yes school has just started but....Rucker is off to a great start with us! They are totally into giving our kids the best possible learning experience with out forgetting other activities the kids need to be kids.

Posted by a parent on 09/18/07

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Test scores for Rucker Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Rucker Elementary School
Gilroy Unified School District
* 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.

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Gilroy schools — Rucker Elementary School is located at 325 Santa Clara Ave, Gilroy CA 95020. 325 Santa Clara Ave is in the 95020 ZIP code in Gilroy, CA The school district for Rucker Elementary School is the Gilroy Unified School District. Rucker Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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