Gifford C. Cole Middle School

3126 East Ave I, Lancaster, CA 93535 | (661) 946-1041
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 842
Not Available

5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
Find Old Friends From Gifford C. Cole Middle School

Use the form below to search for alumni from Gifford C. Cole Middle School.

First Name:
Last Name:
Graduation Year
Powered by®

School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 3126 East Avenue I, Lancaster, CA 93535
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 842
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 39.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 445 (52.9%)
  • Females: 397 (47.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 123 (14.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 547 (65.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 670 (79.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Gifford C. Cole Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Gifford C. Cole Middle School
  Number Percent
5th Grade60.7%
6th Grade15718.6%
7th Grade40147.6%
8th Grade27632.8%
9th Grade20.2%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
Percent With Master's Degree
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 2.4%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 85.4%
Number of Certificated Staff: 51.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 8.2
Average Age
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 5

5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
The Overall Rating is the school's average rating from parents, students, school faculty and staff. The highest rating is five apples and the lowest is one apple.

Share Your Review About This School

Rate This School
Suggested Topics for Reviews
  • Principal leadership and staff
  • Overall ranking and student achievement
  • Teacher involvement and guidance
  • Extracurricular activities and sports
  • Classroom, building and playground safety
  • School homework load appropriateness
Enter Your Review Below
Enter Your Email Below
Reviews Containing the Following Will Not Be Accepted
  • Offensive or innappropriate comments, including allegations of criminal behavior
  • Names of individuals (faculty, staff, teachers, or students)
I am a and Accept the Terms of Use

2 reviews for Gifford C. Cole Middle School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on December 14, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Gifford Cole Middle School in Lancaster, CA 93535.. This school is the worst. My son is a 6th grader in Special Education for Autism. I pick him up from school on the 1st Monday or Tuesday of every month 1 hour before school ends to take him to his doctor’s appointment. I email and call the school 48 hours before hand to inform them of the doctor’s appointments. Come to find out that they are marking him absent even though they have sign-out sheet, taped messages and emails. My son has only 1 teacher for the whole day to study 5 subjects. The teacher marks him present for the first 4 subjects, but states he is absent for the entire day.

    Gifford Cole Middle School in Lancaster, CA 93535.. This school is the worst.
    Gifford Cole Middle School in Lancaster, CA 93535.. This school is the worst.
    Gifford Cole Middle School in Lancaster, CA 93535.. This school is the worst.
    They are stealing California State School Funding with this FRAUD/Scheme.
  • Reviewed by Student on September 20, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is great i love being here. too bad i have to move on next year i hope that you all can enjoy this school

School Map and Similar Schools Nearby

Click to Activate Map of Nearby School Campuses
This School
Similar Schools Nearby
Tierra Bonita South Elementary School
KG-6 | 790 Students | 0.6 miles away

5 out of 5
Eastside Elementary School
KG-6 | 808 Students | 3.8 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Valley View Elementary School
KG-8 | 810 Students | 7.4 miles away

5 out of 5
Manzanita Elementary School
KG-6 | 583 Students | 8.3 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Tamarisk Elementary School
KG-6 | 811 Students | 8.5 miles away

5 out of 5
Summerwind Elementary School
KG-6 | 716 Students | 8.8 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Juniper Intermediate School
7-8 | 784 Students | 8.9 miles away

5 out of 5
Wildflower Elementary School
KG-6 | 825 Students | 9.1 miles away

5 out of 5
Yucca Elementary School
KG-6 | 692 Students | 9.1 miles away

2.5 out of 5
Esperanza Elementary School
KG-6 | 1,121 Students | 9.1 miles away

5 out of 5

School Community Forum

Join a discussion about Gifford C. Cole Middle School and talk to others in the community including students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

Popular Discussion Topics
  • Admissions and Registration Questions (e.g. Dress Code and Discipline Policy)
  • School Calendar and Upcoming Events (e.g. Graduation)
  • After School Programs, Extracurricular Activities, and Athletics (e.g. Football)
  • News and Announcements (e.g. Yearbook and Class Supply List Details)
  • Graduate and Alumni Events (e.g. Organizing Class Reunions)
blog comments powered by Disqus
Nearby Cities
Sponsored Links
K-12 Articles
Teaching Kids to Deal with Peer Pressure
Parents usually become very concerned when they hear the term "peer pressure." However, peer...
Parent-Teacher Conference Dos and Don'ts
Finals are over and done, and grades have arrived. Now comes the dreaded time to discuss the...
Everyone Loves Going to the Doctor and Dentist
Going to the doctor or dentist can be traumatic for children of all ages. Many adults do not...