Amador County Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 3,926 students in Amador County Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, 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 32% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Amador County Unified School District are Jackson Elementary School, Argonaut High School and Plymouth Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Amador County Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Amador County Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
12 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
3,926 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
162 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Amador County Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 989 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#968 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
51%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.49
0.64
# American Indian Students
105 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# Asian Students
45 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
821 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
54%
# Black Students
20 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
2,670 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
68%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
9 Students
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
256 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
356
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
274
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
310
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
254
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
296
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
277
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
310
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
299
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
264
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
346
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
320
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
298
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
322
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,792 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,053. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,234 is less than the state median of $14,597. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$42 MM
$28 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$44 MM
$27 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,792
$15,053
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Amador County Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,234
$14,597
This chart display average spending per public school student in Amador County Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Amador County Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jackson Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
220 Church St.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-5600
Grades: K-6
| 397 students
Rank: #22.
Argonaut High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
501 Argonaut Ln.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 475 students
Rank: #33.
Plymouth Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10601 Sherwood
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-7800
Grades: K-6
| 212 students
Rank: #44.
Amador High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
330 Spanish St.
Sutter Creek, CA 95685
(209) 257-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 724 students
Rank: #55.
Sutter Creek Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
340 Spanish St.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-7200
Grades: K-6
| 364 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Ione Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
415 S. Ione St.
Ione, CA 95640
(209) 257-7000
Grades: K-6
| 443 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Pine Grove Elementary Stem Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
20101 State Highway 88
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 296-2800
Grades: K-6
| 287 students
Rank: #88.
Jackson Junior High School
Math: 34% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
747 Sutter St.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-5700
Grades: 6-8
| 377 students
Rank: #99.
North Star Independent Study
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
525 Independence Dr.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-5150
Grades: K-12
| 49 students
Rank: #1010.
Pioneer Magnet School For The Visual And Performing Arts
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
24625 Highway 88
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 295-6500
Grades: K-6
| 218 students
Rank: #1111.
Ione Junior High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
217 Rex Ave.
Jackson, CA 95642
(209) 257-5500
Grades: 6-8
| 336 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
| 44 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 3,926 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49

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