Bishop Unified School District

656 W. Pine St.
Bishop, CA 93514-2609
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 1,968 students in Bishop Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Bishop Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
9 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
1,968 Students
5,953,047 Students
# Teachers
101 Teachers
264,842 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Bishop Unified School District, which is ranked #770 of all 1,165 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 85-89% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#770 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bishop Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bishop 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)
36%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bishop 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
85-89%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bishop Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.69
0.63
# American Indian Students
309 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
16%
n/a
# Asian Students
17 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
777 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
39%
56%
# Black Students
8 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
701 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
36%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
153 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
136
458,234
# Students in 1st Grade:
155
423,255
# Students in 2nd Grade:
142
429,448
# Students in 3rd Grade:
152
436,256
# Students in 4th Grade:
115
444,008
# Students in 5th Grade:
131
446,301
# Students in 6th Grade:
173
437,800
# Students in 7th Grade:
143
457,732
# Students in 8th Grade:
148
465,149
# Students in 9th Grade:
179
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
157
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
178
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
159
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,931 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,728 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$24 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bishop 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 (19-20)
$23 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Bishop 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
$11,931
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bishop Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,728
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bishop Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Bishop Unified School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Cds Home Street
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
163 Grandview Ave.
Bishop, CA 93514
(760) 872-1381
Grades: 5-8
| 1 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Palisade Glacier High (Continuation)
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2001 Sugar Loaf Rd.
Big Pine, CA 93513
(760) 938-2001
Grades: 9-12
| 29 students
Rank: #33.
Bishop Union High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
301 N. Fowler St.
Bishop, CA 93514
(760) 873-4275
Grades: 9-12
| 629 students
Rank: #44.
Bishop Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
800 W. Pine St.
Bishop, CA 93514
(760) 872-1278
Grades: K-5
| 829 students
Rank: #55.
Home Street Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Home St.
Bishop, CA 93514
(760) 872-1381
Grades: 6-8
| 462 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bishop Independent Study Elementary School
Alternative School
2001 Sugar Loaf Rd.
Big Pine, CA 93513
(760) 938-2001
Grades: 9-12
| 13 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cds Bishop Elementary School
Alternative School
800 W. Elm St.
Bishop, CA 93514
(760) 872-1278
Grades: K-5
| 2 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cds Bishop High School
Alternative School
301 N. Fowler
Bishop, CA 93514
(760) 872-3680
Grades: 9-12
| 1 students
Rank: n/an/a
Keith B. Bright High (Juvenile Hall)
Alternative School
166 Grandview Dr.
Bishop, CA 93514
(760) 872-3680
Grades: 6-12
| 2 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 9 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 1,968 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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