Apple Valley Unified School District

12555 Navajo Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92308-7256
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Apple Valley 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 15 public schools serving 13,281 students in Apple Valley 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 Apple Valley Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 69% 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
15 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
13,281 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
560 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Apple Valley Unified School District, which is ranked #772 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 87% has decreased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#1077 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Apple Valley Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≤10%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Apple Valley 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.
20-29%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Apple Valley 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.
87%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Apple Valley Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.60
0.63
# American Indian Students
47 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
240 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
2%
12%
# Hispanic Students
7,346 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
55%
56%
# Black Students
1,061 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
8%
5%
# White Students
4,135 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
31%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
58 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
392 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,076
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
919
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,004
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,008
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,018
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,046
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,046
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
947
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,025
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,078
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,088
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,037
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
989
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,022 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,371 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$200 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Apple Valley 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
$164 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Apple Valley 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
$15,022
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Apple Valley 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
$12,371
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Apple Valley 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 Apple Valley Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Phoenix Academy
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
20700 Thunderbird Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92307
(760) 242-7011
Grades: K-8
| 1,121 students
Rank: #22.
Sitting Bull Academy
(Math: 42% | Reading: 55% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
19445 Sitting Bull Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92308
(760) 961-8479
Grades: K-8
| 1,538 students
Rank: #33.
Rio Vista School Of Applied Learning
(Math: 39% | Reading: 51% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
13590 Havasu Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92308
(760) 240-0280
Grades: K-6
| 975 students
Rank: #44.
Vanguard Preparatory
(Math: 35% | Reading: 50% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12951 Mesquite Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92308
(760) 961-1066
Grades: K-8
| 1,151 students
Rank: #55.
Sycamore Rocks Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 44% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
23450 S. Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92307
(760) 240-3332
Grades: K-6
| 710 students
Rank: #66.
Apple Valley High School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 51% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11837 Navajo Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92308
(760) 247-7206
Grades: 9-12
| 2,178 students
Rank: #77.
Desert Knolls Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 41% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
18213 Symeron Dr.
Apple Valley, CA 92307
(760) 242-3441
Grades: K-6
| 778 students
Rank: #88.
Yucca Loma Elementary School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 37% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
21351 Yucca Loma Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92307
(760) 247-2623
Grades: K-6
| 615 students
Rank: #99.
Mariana Academy
(Math: 20% | Reading: 32% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
10601 Manhasset Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92308
(760) 247-7258
Grades: K-8
| 673 students
Rank: #1010.
Rancho Verde Elementary School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
14334 Pioneer Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92307
(760) 247-2663
Grades: K-6
| 676 students
Rank: #1111.
Granite Hills High School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 38% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
22900 Esaws Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92307
(760) 961-2290
Grades: 9-12
| 1,805 students
Rank: #1212.
Sandia Elementary School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 23% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
21331 Sandia Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92308
(760) 240-5125
Grades: K-8
| 828 students
Rank: #1313.
High Desert Premier Academy
Alternative School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
21950 Nisqually Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92308
(760) 240-4252
Grades: K-12
| 233 students
12555 Navajo Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92308
(760) 247-2052
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Apple Valley Virtual Academy
Alternative School
12555 Navajo Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92308
(760) 247-8001
Grades: n/a
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Apple Valley Unified School District?
Apple Valley Unified School District manages 15 public schools serving 13,281 students.
What is the rank of Apple Valley Unified School District?
Apple Valley Unified School District is ranked #772 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 Apple Valley Unified School District?
55% of Apple Valley Unified School District students are Hispanic, 31% of students are White, 8% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Apple Valley Unified School District?
Apple Valley Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Apple Valley Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,371 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 15 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 13,281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : 87% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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