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 3 public high schools serving 1,764 students in Barstow Unified School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in California.
Public High Schools in Barstow Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the California public high school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 56% statewide average).
Public High School in Barstow Unified School District have a Graduation Rate of 76%, which is less than the California average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Barstow High School, with 89% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public high school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
13 Schools
2,819 Schools
# Students
6,396 Students
2,202,926 Students
# Teachers
262 Teachers
101,134 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.
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
0.64
# American Indian Students
43 Students
11,449 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
69 Students
253,504 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
3,468 Students
1,210,360 Students
% Hispanic Students
54%
55%
# Black Students
1,249 Students
118,808 Students
% Black Students
20%
5%
# White Students
1,109 Students
492,258 Students
% White Students
17%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
62 Students
9,615 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
396 Students
103,544 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
565
24,268
# Students in 1st Grade:
495
22,398
# Students in 2nd Grade:
556
23,183
# Students in 3rd Grade:
518
23,195
# Students in 4th Grade:
532
23,339
# Students in 5th Grade:
523
23,640
# Students in 6th Grade:
500
31,567
# Students in 7th Grade:
477
40,814
# Students in 8th Grade:
467
43,546
# Students in 9th Grade:
469
484,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
478
494,744
# Students in 11th Grade:
406
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
410
489,782
# 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 High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: n/an/a
Busd School Of Opportunity
Alternative School
405 N. Second Ave.
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 255-6028
Grades: 7-12
| 7 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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