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Cordova Gardens Elementary (leave a review)
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+1 (916) 363-2601

2400 Dawes St.

Rancho Cordova, California


About Cordova Gardens Elementary
Kindergarten - 6th Grade
Magnet school

Cordova Gardens Elementary is located in the Folsom-Cordova Unified district of the state of California. It is one of 35 schools in its district.

Classified as a magnet school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 6th Grade and has an enrolment of 356 students - compared to other schools in California, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

At Cordova Gardens Elementary, the average teaching salary of $73,193 is lower than the California state average of $77,759.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Cordova Gardens Elementary 356$10,91420$73,1930.69
Mills Middle (0.36 miles) 702$11,35720$71,1800.70
Cordova Meadows Elementary (0.56 miles) 346$9,13123$67,1420.70
Rancho Cordova Elementary (0.8 miles) 384$10,49723$78,9660.61
Peter J. Shields Elementary (0.85 miles) 387$8,94726$76,1420.68
White Rock Elementary (0.86 miles) 470$9,26324$71,5700.73

Cordova Gardens Elementary

Number of pupils356
Funding per pupil$10,914
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$73,193
Diversity index0.69

Mills Middle (0.36 miles)

Number of pupils702
Funding per pupil$11,357
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$71,180
Diversity index0.70

Cordova Meadows Elementary (0.56 miles)

Number of pupils346
Funding per pupil$9,131
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$67,142
Diversity index0.70

Rancho Cordova Elementary (0.8 miles)

Number of pupils384
Funding per pupil$10,497
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$78,966
Diversity index0.61

Peter J. Shields Elementary (0.85 miles)

Number of pupils387
Funding per pupil$8,947
Pupils per teacher26
Average teacher salary$76,142
Diversity index0.68

White Rock Elementary (0.86 miles)

Number of pupils470
Funding per pupil$9,263
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$71,570
Diversity index0.73
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Rankings within California
There are 10,465 schools in California. Rankings don't always go up to 10,465 because some schools have missing data.
7140thlargest school
6279thhighest number of FTE teachers
2349thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
5870thhighest average teaching salary
4348thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
2413thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
929thhighest diversity index
2184thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 3 hours

1st Grade - 3rd Grade: 3.8 hours

4th Grade - 6th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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