Barstow Unified School District

551 S. Ave. H
Barstow, CA 92311-2500
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Barstow 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 13 public schools serving 6,396 students in Barstow Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Barstow Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 11% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
13 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
6,396 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
262 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Barstow Unified School District, which is ranked #1104 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 75% has decreased from 79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1090 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Barstow Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Barstow 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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Barstow 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.
Graduation Rate
75%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Barstow 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
0.64
0.63
# American Indian Students
43 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
69 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
3,468 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
54%
56%
# Black Students
1,249 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
20%
5%
# White Students
1,109 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
17%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
62 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
396 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
565
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
495
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
556
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
518
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
532
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
523
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
500
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
477
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
467
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
469
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
478
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
406
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
410
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,576 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,022 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has declined by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$100 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Barstow 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
$83 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Barstow 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
$15,576
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Barstow Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,022
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Barstow Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Barstow Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Barstow Stem Academy
Math: 26% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
310 Mountain View
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 255-6150
Grades: 5-8
| 375 students
Rank: #22.
Barstow High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
430 S. First Ave.
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 255-6105
Grades: 9-12
| 1,634 students
Rank: #33.
Central High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
405 N. Second Ave.
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 255-6063
Grades: 9-12
| 123 students
Rank: #44.
Barstow Fine Arts Academy
Math: 13% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
500 S. Ave. G
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 255-4900
Grades: K-6
| 651 students
Rank: #55.
Skyline North Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
36968 Camarillo Ave.
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 255-6090
Grades: K-6
| 369 students
Rank: #66.
Henderson Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 S. Ave. E
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 255-6250
Grades: K-6
| 555 students
Rank: #77.
Cameron Elementary School
Math: 8% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Muriel Dr.
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 255-6260
Grades: K-6
| 520 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Lenwood Elementary School
Math: 7% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
34374 Ash Rd.
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 253-7713
Grades: K-6
| 464 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Montara Elementary School
Math: 7% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Montara Rd.
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 252-5150
Grades: K-6
| 481 students
Rank: #1010.
Barstow Junior High School
Math: 4% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Armory Rd.
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 255-6204
Grades: 7-8
| 757 students
Rank: #1111.
Crestline Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2020 Monterey
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 252-5121
Grades: K-6
| 460 students
Rank: n/an/a
Busd School Of Opportunity
Alternative School
405 N. Second Ave.
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 255-6028
Grades: 7-12
| 7 students
Rank: n/an/a
Challenges Community Day
Alternative School
25757 Agate Rd.
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 253-2048
Grades: K-6
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Barstow Unified School District?
Barstow Unified School District manages 13 public schools serving 6,396 students.
What is the rank of Barstow Unified School District?
Barstow Unified School District is ranked #1104 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 Barstow Unified School District?
54% of Barstow Unified School District students are Hispanic, 20% of students are Black, 17% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Barstow Unified School District?
Barstow Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Barstow Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,022 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has declined by 12% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 13 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 6,396 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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