Chico Unified School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 29 public schools in Chico Unified School District, serving 14,226 students.
  • Public school in Chico Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 50% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
  • The top ranked public schools in Chico Unified School District are Sierra View Elementary School, Chico Country Day and Inspire School Of Arts And Sciences. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California public school average of 23:1.

Overview

School District NameChico Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.chicousd.org
School District Phone Number(530)891-3000
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools29 Schools10,323 Schools
# of Students14,226 Students6,196,381 Students
# of Teachers624 Teachers264,762 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1

District Comparison

  • Chico Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 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 89% has increased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chico 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)
43%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chico 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
89%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Chico Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.590.64
# of American Indian Students217 Students32,941 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# of Asian Students808 Students719,628 Students
% Asian Students
6%
12%
# of Hispanic Students3,429 Students3,366,787 Students
% Hispanic Students
24%
54%
# of Black Students348 Students337,803 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# of White Students8,446 Students1,437,368 Students
% White Students
59%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students66 Students28,797 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# of Two or more races Students912 Students273,034 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,216530,332
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,069455,112
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,114454,412
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,051446,053
# of Students in 4th Grade:985465,277
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,092470,673
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,112484,739
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,025474,585
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,062472,087
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,144493,582
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,104481,886
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,103473,644
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,113485,844
# of Ungraded Students:368,155

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,049 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 $8,847 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$139 MM$18 MM
This chart display total revenue of Chico Unified  School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$123 MM$18 MM
This chart display total spending of Chico Unified  School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,049$10,675
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Chico Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,847$10,743
This chart display average spending per public school student in Chico Unified  School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Chico Unified School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Academy For Change Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    290 E. Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)891-3092

    Grades: 7-12 | 11 students
  • Bidwell Junior High School Math: 40% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2376 N. Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)891-3080

    Grades: 6-8 | 968 students
  • Blue Oak Charter Charter School
    Math: 30% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    450 W. E. Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)879-7483

    Grades: K-8 | 375 students
  • Center For Alternative Learning Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    290 E. Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)891-3092

    Grades: 6-12 | 30 students
  • Chapman Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1071 E. 16th St.
    Chico, CA 95928
    (530)891-3100

    Grades: K-5 | 292 students
  • Chico Country Day Charter School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Top 20%
    102 W. 11th St.
    Chico, CA 95928
    (530)895-2650

    Grades: K-8 | 557 students
  • Chico High School Math: 45% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 30%
    901 Esplanade
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)891-3026

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,811 student
  • Chico Junior High School Math: 36% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Top 50%
    280 Memorial Way
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)891-3066

    Grades: 6-8 | 835 students
  • Citrus Avenue Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1350 Citrus Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)891-3107

    Grades: K-5 | 295 students
  • Emma Wilson Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1530 W. Eighth Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)891-3297

    Grades: K-5 | 621 students
  • Fair View High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    290 E. Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)891-3092

    Grades: 9-12 | 145 students
  • Forest Ranch Charter Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    15815 Cedar Creek Rd.
    Forest Ranch, CA 95942
    (530)891-3154

    Grades: K-8 | 131 students
  • Hooker Oak Elementary School Alternative School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1238 Arbutus Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)891-3119

    Grades: K-5 | 330 students
  • Inspire School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank: Top 20%
    335 W. Sacramento Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)891-3090

    Grades: 9-12 | 454 students
  • Little Chico Creek Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2090 Amanda Way
    Chico, CA 95928
    (530)891-3285

    Grades: K-5 | 469 students
  • Loma Vista Special Education School
    2404 Marigold Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)879-7400

    Grades: K-12 | 30 students
  • Marigold Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2446 Marigold Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)891-3121

    Grades: K-5 | 486 students
  • Marsh (harry M.) Junior High School Math: 49% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Top 30%
    2253 Humboldt Rd.
    Chico, CA 95928
    (530)895-4110

    Grades: 6-8 | 912 students
  • Mcmanus (john A.) Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    988 E. Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)891-3128

    Grades: K-5 | 427 students
  • Neal Dow Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1420 Neal Dow Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)891-3110

    Grades: K-5 | 332 students
  • Nord Country Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    5554 California St.
    Chico, CA 95973
    (530)891-3138

    Grades: K-8 | 181 students
  • Oakdale Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    290 E. Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)891-3092

    Grades: K-12 | 111 students
  • Parkview Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1770 E. Eighth St.
    Chico, CA 95928
    (530)891-3114

    Grades: K-5 | 358 students
  • Pleasant Valley High School Math: 49% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1475 E. Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)879-5100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,966 student
  • Rosedale Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Top 50%
    100 Oak St.
    Chico, CA 95928
    (530)891-3104

    Grades: K-5 | 539 students
  • Shasta Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Top 30%
    169 Leora Ct.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)891-3141

    Grades: K-5 | 653 students
  • Sherwood Montessori Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1010 Cleveland Ave.
    Chico, CA 95928
    (530)345-6600

    Grades: K-8 | 161 students
  • Sierra View Elementary School Alternative School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 81%
    Rank: Top 5%
    1598 Hooker Oak Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)891-3117

    Grades: K-5 | 580 students
  • Wildflower Open Classroom Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2414 Cohasset Rd. Ste. 3
    Chico, CA 95926
    (530)892-1676

    Grades: K-8 | 166 students
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