Benicia Unified School District

350 E. K St.
Benicia, CA 94510-3437
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

Benicia Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public middle schools serving 983 students in Benicia Unified School District.
Public Middle Schools in Benicia Unified School District have a diversity score of 0.72, which is more than the California public middle school average of 0.64.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public middle school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
8 Schools
3,481 Schools
# Students
4,364 Students
1,876,774 Students
# Teachers
204 Teachers
87,766 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Benicia Unified School District, which is ranked #252 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 92% has decreased from 96% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#255 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Benicia Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≥50%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Benicia 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.
≥50%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Benicia 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.
92%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Benicia Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.73
0.64
# American Indian Students
11 Students
10,541 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
518 Students
199,377 Students
% Asian Students
12%
11%
# Hispanic Students
1,018 Students
1,021,161 Students
% Hispanic Students
24%
54%
# Black Students
247 Students
104,501 Students
% Black Students
6%
6%
# White Students
1,883 Students
425,946 Students
% White Students
43%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
13 Students
7,948 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
665 Students
103,260 Students
% of Two or more races Students
15%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
342
83,471
# Students in 1st Grade:
335
74,768
# Students in 2nd Grade:
292
77,145
# Students in 3rd Grade:
296
77,354
# Students in 4th Grade:
288
80,438
# Students in 5th Grade:
314
86,149
# Students in 6th Grade:
290
291,394
# Students in 7th Grade:
337
434,809
# Students in 8th Grade:
350
455,696
# Students in 9th Grade:
338
55,188
# Students in 10th Grade:
389
52,150
# Students in 11th Grade:
389
51,717
# Students in 12th Grade:
404
56,477
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,620 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,691 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$64 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Benicia 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
$55 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Benicia 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
$14,620
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Benicia 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
$12,691
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in Benicia 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 Benicia Unified School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Benicia Middle School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 55% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1100 S.ampton Rd.
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-8340
Grades: 6-8
| 977 students
Rank: #22.
Community Day
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
426 E. K St.
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-8300
Grades: 7-12
| 6 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 4,364 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • : 92% (Top 30% in CA)
  • : Top 30%
  • : ≥50% (Top 20%)
  • : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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