Atascadero Unified School District

5601 W. Mall
Atascadero, CA 93422-4234
(District boundaries shown in map)

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 2023-24 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 4,339 students in Atascadero Unified School District.
Public Schools in Atascadero Unified School District have a diversity score of 0.54, which is less than the California public school average of 0.63.
Minority enrollment is 38% 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
10,374 Schools
# Students
4,339 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
196 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

The school district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
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)
(18-19)
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
91%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.54
0.63
# American Indian Students
33 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
94 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
2%
12%
# Hispanic Students
1,247 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
29%
56%
# Black Students
54 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
2,676 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
62%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
9 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
219 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
377
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
269
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
313
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
305
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
328
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
332
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
315
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
300
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
336
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
384
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
338
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
362
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
380
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,291 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,448. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,082 is higher than the state median of $13,834. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$62 MM
$7 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
$70 MM
$7 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
$14,291
$14,448
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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,082
$13,834
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 2019-20 school year data.

Best Atascadero Unified School District Public Schools (2023-24)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: n/an/a
Atascadero Choices In Education (Ace)
Alternative School
10801 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-4350
Grades: K-12
| 317 students
Rank: n/an/a
1 High Sch Hill
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-4300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,224 students
Rank: n/an/a
6501 Lewis Ave.
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-4360
Grades: 6-8
| 794 students
Rank: n/an/a
9640 Carrisa Hwy.
Santa Margarita, CA 93453
(805) 475-2244
Grades: K-5
| 19 students
Rank: n/an/a
5105 O'donovan Rd.
Creston, CA 93432
(805) 238-4771
Grades: K-5
| 63 students
Rank: n/an/a
Fine Arts Academy
6100 Olmeda Ave.
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 460-2500
Grades: 4-8
| 164 students
Rank: n/an/a
3355 Monterey Rd.
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-4270
Grades: K-5
| 346 students
Rank: n/an/a
Paloma Creek High School
Alternative School
10801 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-4350
Grades: 9-12
| 50 students
Rank: n/an/a
4300 San Benito Rd.
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-4330
Grades: K-5
| 401 students
Rank: n/an/a
8500 San Gabriel Rd.
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-4340
Grades: K-5
| 341 students
Rank: n/an/a
22070 H St.
Santa Margarita, CA 93453
(805) 438-5633
Grades: K-5
| 244 students
Rank: n/an/a
8655 Santa Rosa Rd.
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-4290
Grades: K-5
| 376 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Atascadero Unified School District?
Atascadero Unified School District manages 12 public schools serving 4,339 students.
What is the racial composition of students in Atascadero Unified School District?
62% of Atascadero Unified School District students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Atascadero Unified School District?
Atascadero Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.
What is Atascadero Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,082 is higher than the state median of $13,834. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 4,339 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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