Atascadero Unified School District

5601 W. Mall
Atascadero , CA 93422 - 4234
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Grades: KG - 12

Top Rankings

Atascadero 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 2022-23 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 4,395 students in Atascadero Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Atascadero Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Atascadero Unified School District are Monterey Road Elementary School, San Benito Elementary School and Santa Margarita Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Atascadero Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
12 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
4,395 Students
5,952,849 Students
# Teachers
198 Teachers
264,836 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

Atascadero Unified School District, which is ranked #735 of all 1,873 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 93% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#761 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Atascadero Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Atascadero 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)
51%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Atascadero 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
93%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Atascadero 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
0.53
0.63
# American Indian Students
34 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
96 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
2%
12%
# Hispanic Students
1,250 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
28%
56%
# Black Students
51 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
2,761 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
63%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
196 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
301
458,222
# Students in 1st Grade:
308
423,251
# Students in 2nd Grade:
309
429,440
# Students in 3rd Grade:
314
436,251
# Students in 4th Grade:
336
443,978
# Students in 5th Grade:
326
446,282
# Students in 6th Grade:
308
437,766
# Students in 7th Grade:
341
457,689
# Students in 8th Grade:
395
465,106
# Students in 9th Grade:
346
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
370
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
365
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
376
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,767 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,440 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$61 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Atascadero Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$68 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Atascadero Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,767
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Atascadero Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,440
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in Atascadero Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Atascadero Unified School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Monterey Road Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3355 Monterey Rd.
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-4270
Grades: K-5
| 337 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
San Benito Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4300 San Benito Rd.
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-4330
Grades: K-5
| 376 students
Rank: #33.
Santa Margarita Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
22070 H St.
Santa Margarita, CA 93453
(805) 438-5633
Grades: K-5
| 221 students
Rank: #44.
San Gabriel Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8500 San Gabriel Rd.
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-4340
Grades: K-5
| 305 students
Rank: #55.
Carrisa Plains Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9640 Carrisa Hwy.
Santa Margarita, CA 93453
(805) 475-2244
Grades: K-5
| 17 students
Rank: #66.
Fine Arts Academy
Math: 41% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6100 Olmeda Ave.
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 460-2500
Grades: 4-8
| 181 students
Rank: #77.
Creston Elementary School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5105 O'donovan Rd.
Creston, CA 93432
(805) 238-4771
Grades: K-5
| 44 students
Rank: #88.
Atascadero Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6501 Lewis Ave.
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-4360
Grades: 6-8
| 813 students
Rank: #99.
Atascadero High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1 High Sch Hill
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-4300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,207 students
Rank: #1010.
Atascadero Choices In Education Academy (Ace)
Alternative School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10801 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-4350
Grades: K-12
| 485 students
Rank: #1111.
Santa Rosa Road Academic Academy
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8655 Santa Rosa Rd.
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-4290
Grades: K-5
| 347 students
Rank: #1212.
Paloma Creek High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
10801 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-4350
Grades: 9-12
| 62 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 12
  • Enrollment: 4,395 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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