Chawanakee Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 880 students in Chawanakee Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Chawanakee Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Chawanakee Unified School District are Minarets High School, Mountain Oaks High School and Minarets Charter High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Chawanakee Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Chawanakee Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
6 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
880 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
44 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Chawanakee Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 988 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1245 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Chawanakee Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chawanakee 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chawanakee 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥90%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Chawanakee Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.57
0.64
# American Indian Students
83 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
9%
1%
# Asian Students
11 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
204 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
54%
# Black Students
13 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
533 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
61%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
36 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
33
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
42
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
38
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
40
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
38
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
39
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
37
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
34
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
38
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
137
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
140
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
144
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
120
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $36,288 is higher than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $34,375 is higher than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has grown by 23% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$32 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Chawanakee Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$30 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Chawanakee Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$36,288
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Chawanakee Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$34,375
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Chawanakee Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Chawanakee Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Minarets High School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
45077 Rd. 200
O Neals, CA 93645
(559) 868-8689
Grades: 9-12
| 186 students
Rank: #22.
Mountain Oaks High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
33030 Rd. 228
North Fork, CA 93643
(559) 877-4440
Grades: 9-12
| 13 students
Rank: #33.
Minarets Charter High School
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
45077 Rd. 220
O Neals, CA 93645
(559) 868-8689
Grades: 9-12
| 274 students
Rank: #44.
North Fork Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
33087 Rd. 228
North Fork, CA 93643
(559) 877-2215
Grades: K-8
| 250 students
Rank: #55.
Chawanakee Academy Charter
Charter School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
46655 Rd. 200
O Neals, CA 93645
(559) 868-4200
Grades: K-12
| 155 students
Manzanita Community Day
Alternative School
32996 Rd. 228
North Fork, CA 93643
(559) 877-6209
Grades: 7-12
| 2 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 880 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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