Albany City Unified School District

819 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94710-2226
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%

Top Rankings

Albany City Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 1%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 1%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 1%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,505 students in Albany City Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 1% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Albany City Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 83% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 91% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
6 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
3,505 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
n/a
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
n/a

District Rank

Albany City Unified School District, which is ranked #7 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#5 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 1%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Albany City Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Albany City Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Albany City Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Albany City Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.77
0.63
# American Indian Students
9 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,020 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
29%
12%
# Hispanic Students
599 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
56%
# Black Students
138 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
4%
5%
# White Students
945 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
27%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
783 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
23%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
286
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
241
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
224
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
270
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
243
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
253
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
249
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
263
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
287
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
305
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
287
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
291
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
306
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,163 is higher than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $28,965 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$81 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Albany City Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$102 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Albany City Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$23,163
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Albany City Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$28,965
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Albany City Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Albany City Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Albany High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
603 Key Route Blvd.
Albany, CA 94706
(510) 558-2500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,187 students
Rank: n/an/a
Albany Middle School
1259 Brighton Ave.
Albany, CA 94706
(510) 558-3600
Grades: 6-8
| 799 students
Rank: n/an/a
920 Talbot Ave.
Albany, CA 94706
(510) 558-3700
Grades: K-5
| 547 students
Rank: n/an/a
Macgregor High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
603 Key Route Blvd.
Albany, CA 94706
(510) 559-6570
Grades: 10-12
| 2 students
Rank: n/an/a
1001 Santa Fe Ave.
Albany, CA 94706
(510) 559-4700
Grades: K-5
| 442 students
Rank: n/an/a
1000 Jackson St.
Albany, CA 94706
(510) 558-4800
Grades: K-5
| 528 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Albany City Unified School District?
Albany City Unified School District manages 6 public schools serving 3,505 students.
What is the rank of Albany City Unified School District?
Albany City Unified School District is ranked #7 out of 1,167 school districts in California (top 1%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 1%), Highest math proficiency (Top 1%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 1%), Highest graduation rate (Top 20%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Albany City Unified School District?
29% of Albany City Unified School District students are Asian, 27% of students are White, 23% of students are Two or more races, 17% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Black.
What is Albany City Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $28,965 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 3,505 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 91% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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