Central Unified School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 22 public schools in Central Unified School District, serving 15,887 students.
  • Public school in Central Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 50% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
  • The top ranked public schools in Central Unified School District are River Bluff Elementary School, Herndon-barstow Elementary School and William Saroyan Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is more than the California public school average of 23:1.

Overview

School District NameCentral Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.centralunified.org
School District Phone Number(559)274-4700
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools22 Schools10,323 Schools
# of Students15,887 Students6,196,381 Students
# of Teachers661 Teachers264,762 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1

District Comparison

  • Central Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,013 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Central Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.610.64
# of American Indian Students87 Students32,941 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students2,306 Students719,628 Students
% Asian Students
15%
12%
# of Hispanic Students9,326 Students3,366,787 Students
% Hispanic Students
59%
54%
# of Black Students1,505 Students337,803 Students
% Black Students
9%
5%
# of White Students2,391 Students1,437,368 Students
% White Students
15%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students38 Students28,797 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students234 Students273,034 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,493530,332
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,235455,112
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,161454,412
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,193446,053
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,194465,277
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,242470,673
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,297484,739
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,294474,585
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,270472,087
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,198493,582
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,186481,886
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,088473,644
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,036485,844
# of Ungraded Students: - 8,155

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,133 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,675. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,861 is less than the state average of $10,743. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$124 MM$18 MM
This chart display total revenue of Central Unified  School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$135 MM$18 MM
This chart display total spending of Central Unified  School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,133$10,675
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Central Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,861$10,743
This chart display average spending per public school student in Central Unified  School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Central Unified School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Biola-pershing Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4885 N. Biola Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93723
    (559)276-5235

    Grades: K-6 | 235 students
  • Central High East Campus Math: 15% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3535 N. Cornelia Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559)276-0280

    Grades: 9-12 | 4,168 students
  • Central Unified Alternative/opportunity Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2698 N. Brawley
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559)276-5230

    Grades: K-12 | 218 students
  • El Capitan Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4443 W. Weldon Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559)276-5270

    Grades: 7-8 | 712 students
  • Glacier Point Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4055 N. Bryan Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93723
    (559)276-3105

    Grades: 7-8 | 918 students
  • Hanh Phan Tilley Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 31%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2280 N. Valentine Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559)512-6912

    Grades: K-6 | 442 students
  • Harvest Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Top 50%
    6514 W. Gettysburg Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93723
    (559)271-0420

    Grades: K-6 | 724 students
  • Herndon-barstow Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 30%
    6265 N. Grantland Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93723
    (559)276-5250

    Grades: K-6 | 660 students
  • Houghton-kearney Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8905 W. Kearney Blvd.
    Fresno, CA 93706
    (559)276-5285

    Grades: K-8 | 233 students
  • James K. Polk Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2195 N. Polk Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559)274-9780

    Grades: K-6 | 811 students
  • John Steinbeck Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3550 N. Milburn Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559)276-3141

    Grades: K-6 | 769 students
  • Madison Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    330 S. Brawley Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93706
    (559)276-5280

    Grades: K-6 | 695 students
  • Mckinley Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4444 W. Mckinley Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559)276-5232

    Grades: K-6 | 830 students
  • Norman Liddell Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 30%
    5455 W. Alluvial Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559)276-3176

    Grades: K-6 | 717 students
  • Pathway Community Day Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    11 S. Teilman
    Fresno, CA 93706
    (559)487-1201

    Grades: 7-12 | 24 students
  • Pathway Elementary Community Day Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    21 S. Teilman
    Fresno, CA 93706
    (559)487-1201

    Grades: K-6 | 4 students
  • Pershing Continuation High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    855 W. Nielsen
    Fresno, CA 93706
    (559)268-2272

    Grades: 9-12 | 117 students
  • Rio Vista Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 50%
    6240 W. Palo Alto
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559)276-3185

    Grades: 7-8 | 863 students
  • River Bluff Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
    Rank: Top 30%
    6150 W. Palo Alto
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559)276-6001

    Grades: K-6 | 799 students
  • Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2600 N. Garfield Ave
    Fresno, CA 93723
    (559)276-5257

    Grades: K-6 | 490 students
  • Teague Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 25%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4725 N. Polk Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559)276-5260

    Grades: K-6 | 713 students
  • William Saroyan Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Top 30%
    5650 W. Escalon Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559)276-3131

    Grades: K-6 | 745 students
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