Barstow Unified School District

551 S. Ave. H
Barstow, CA 92311-2500
(District boundaries shown in map)
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 9 public elementary schools serving 3,875 students in Barstow Unified School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in California.
Public Elementary Schools in Barstow Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the California public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public elementary school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
13 Schools
7,685 Schools
# Students
6,396 Students
3,822,157 Students
# Teachers
262 Teachers
173,567 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)
#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.
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.
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.
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:

0.64
0.63
# American Indian Students
43 Students
17,644 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
69 Students
438,802 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
3,468 Students
2,121,250 Students
% Hispanic Students
54%
56%
# Black Students
1,249 Students
196,201 Students
% Black Students
20%
5%
# White Students
1,109 Students
807,765 Students
% White Students
17%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
62 Students
15,388 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
396 Students
222,553 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
565
467,500
# Students in 1st Grade:
495
408,159
# Students in 2nd Grade:
556
421,006
# Students in 3rd Grade:
518
426,320
# Students in 4th Grade:
532
432,640
# Students in 5th Grade:
523
440,539
# Students in 6th Grade:
500
440,407
# Students in 7th Grade:
477
307,587
# Students in 8th Grade:
467
321,396
# Students in 9th Grade:
469
40,390
# Students in 10th Grade:
478
37,813
# Students in 11th Grade:
406
36,857
# Students in 12th Grade:
410
41,543
# 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 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 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 Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Challenges Community Day
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
25757 Agate Rd.
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 253-2048
Grades: K-6
| 0 students
Rank: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #7 - 87. - 8.
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: #7 - 87. - 8.
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: #99.
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

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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%
  • : 75% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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