Colton Joint Unified School District

1212 Valencia Dr.
Colton, CA 92324-1798
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public high schools serving 6,395 students in Colton Joint Unified School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in California.
Public High Schools in Colton Joint Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the California public high school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 56% statewide average).
Public High School in Colton Joint Unified School District have a Graduation Rate of 81%, which is less than the California average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Bloomington High School, with 88% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public high school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
28 Schools
2,822 Schools
# Students
19,962 Students
2,204,488 Students
# Teachers
947 Teachers
101,134 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Colton Joint Unified School District, which is ranked #867 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 81% has decreased from 86% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#838 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Colton Joint Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
16%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Colton Joint 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.
38%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colton Joint 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.
81%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Colton Joint Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.23
0.64
# American Indian Students
28 Students
11,449 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
371 Students
253,526 Students
% Asian Students
2%
12%
# Hispanic Students
17,459 Students
1,210,385 Students
% Hispanic Students
87%
55%
# Black Students
995 Students
118,812 Students
% Black Students
5%
5%
# White Students
906 Students
492,294 Students
% White Students
5%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
20 Students
9,615 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
178 Students
103,544 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
1,475
24,378
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,422
22,510
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,442
23,295
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,478
23,310
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,556
23,453
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,557
23,769
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,545
31,687
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,573
40,948
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,525
43,682
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,652
484,137
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,653
494,853
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,515
478,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,569
489,872
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,064 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,113 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$361 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Colton Joint 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
$322 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Colton Joint 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
$18,064
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Colton Joint 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
$16,113
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in Colton Joint 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 Colton Joint Unified School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Grand Terrace High Sch At The Ray Abril Jr. Edal Complex
(Math: 20% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
21810 Main St.
Grand Terrace, CA 92313
(909) 580-5006
Grades: 9-12
| 1,826 students
Rank: #22.
Bloomington High School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10750 Laurel Ave.
Bloomington, CA 92316
(909) 580-5004
Grades: 9-12
| 2,204 students
Rank: #33.
Colton High School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
777 W. Valley Blvd.
Colton, CA 92324
(909) 580-5005
Grades: 9-12
| 2,122 students
Rank: #44.
Washington High School
Alternative School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
900 E. C St.
Colton, CA 92324
(909) 580-5011
Grades: K-12
| 29 students
Rank: #55.
Slover Mountain High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
325 Hermosa St.
Colton, CA 92324
(909) 580-5013
Grades: 9-12
| 214 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 28 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 19,962 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : 81% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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