Amador County Unified School District

217 Rex Ave.
Jackson, CA 95642-2020
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 4,009 students in Amador County Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Amador County Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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
12 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
4,009 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
200 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Amador County Unified School District, which is ranked #813 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 91% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#771 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Amador County Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
23%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Amador County 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.
37%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Amador County 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.
91%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Amador County Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.53
0.63
# American Indian Students
88 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
38 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
944 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
24%
56%
# Black Students
21 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
2,582 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
64%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
323 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
330
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
328
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
290
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
260
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
291
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
284
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
326
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
263
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
309
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
337
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
336
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
337
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
318
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,201 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,728 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$53 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Amador County 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
$47 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Amador County 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
$13,201
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Amador County Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,728
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Amador County Unified  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Amador County Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
North Star Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
525 Independence Dr.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-7773
Grades: K-12
| 125 students
Rank: #22.
Argonaut High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
501 Argonaut Ln.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 568 students
Rank: #33.
Pine Grove Elementary Stem Magnet
(Math: 36% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
20101 State Highway 88
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 296-2800
Grades: K-6
| 222 students
Rank: #44.
Jackson Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
220 Church St.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-5600
Grades: K-6
| 450 students
Rank: #55.
Sutter Creek Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
340 Spanish St.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-7200
Grades: K-6
| 376 students
Rank: #66.
Plymouth Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10601 Sherwood
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-7800
Grades: K-6
| 187 students
Rank: #77.
Ione Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
415 S. Ione St.
Ione, CA 95640
(209) 257-7000
Grades: K-6
| 491 students
Rank: #88.
Amador High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
330 Spanish St.
Sutter Creek, CA 95685
(209) 257-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 653 students
Rank: #99.
Pioneer Magnet School For The Visual And Performing Arts
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
24625 Highway 88
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 295-6500
Grades: K-6
| 164 students
Rank: #1010.
Jackson Junior High School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
747 Sutter St.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-5700
Grades: 6-8
| 356 students
Rank: #1111.
Ione Junior High School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
217 Rex Ave.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-5500
Grades: 6-8
| 368 students
Rank: #1212.
Independence High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
525 Independence Dr.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 49 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Amador County Unified School District?
Amador County Unified School District manages 12 public schools serving 4,009 students.
What is the rank of Amador County Unified School District?
Amador County Unified School District is ranked #813 out of 1,167 school districts in California (bottom 50%) 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: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Amador County Unified School District?
64% of Amador County Unified School District students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Amador County Unified School District?
Amador County Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Amador County Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,728 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 4,009 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : 91% (Top 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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