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 middle schools serving 3,121 students in Colton Joint Unified School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in California.
Public Middle Schools in Colton Joint Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the California public middle school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public middle school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
28 Schools
3,481 Schools
# Students
19,962 Students
1,876,774 Students
# Teachers
947 Teachers
87,766 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
10,541 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
371 Students
199,377 Students
% Asian Students
2%
11%
# Hispanic Students
17,459 Students
1,021,161 Students
% Hispanic Students
87%
54%
# Black Students
995 Students
104,501 Students
% Black Students
5%
6%
# White Students
906 Students
425,946 Students
% White Students
5%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
20 Students
7,948 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
178 Students
103,260 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
1,475
83,471
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,422
74,768
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,442
77,145
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,478
77,354
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,556
80,438
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,557
86,149
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,545
291,394
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,573
434,809
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,525
455,696
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,652
55,188
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,653
52,150
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,515
51,717
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,569
56,477
# 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 Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Terrace Hills Middle School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
22579 Deberry St.
Grand Terrace, CA 92313
(909) 580-5022
Grades: 7-8
| 872 students
Rank: #22.
Joe Baca
(Math: 17% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1640 S. Lilac Ave.
Bloomington, CA 92316
(909) 580-5014
Grades: 7-8
| 717 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Colton Middle School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
670 W. Laurel St.
Colton, CA 92324
(909) 580-5009
Grades: 7-8
| 853 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Ruth O. Harris Middle School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
11150 Alder Ave.
Bloomington, CA 92316
(909) 876-6300
Grades: 7-8
| 650 students
Rank: #55.
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

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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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