Colusa Unified School District

745 10th St.
Colusa, CA 95932-2220
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,531 students in Colusa Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Colusa Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
5 Schools
10,378 Schools
# Students
1,531 Students
5,877,829 Students
# Teachers
73 Teachers
267,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Colusa Unified School District, which is ranked #765 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 95% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#754 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Colusa Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
22%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Colusa 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.
40%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colusa 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.
≥95%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Colusa Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.43
0.63
# American Indian Students
47 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# Asian Students
19 Students
696,650 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
1,113 Students
3,281,593 Students
% Hispanic Students
73%
56%
# Black Students
20 Students
296,698 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
307 Students
1,235,110 Students
% White Students
20%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
18 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
126
469,575
# Students in 1st Grade:
133
408,278
# Students in 2nd Grade:
92
421,129
# Students in 3rd Grade:
107
426,453
# Students in 4th Grade:
93
432,771
# Students in 5th Grade:
116
440,675
# Students in 6th Grade:
113
440,627
# Students in 7th Grade:
110
434,997
# Students in 8th Grade:
134
455,821
# Students in 9th Grade:
147
484,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
125
494,854
# Students in 11th Grade:
115
478,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
120
489,879
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,208 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,282 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$22 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Colusa 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
$20 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Colusa 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
$14,208
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Colusa 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
$13,282
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in Colusa 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 Colusa Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Colusa Alternative High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
901 Colus Ave.
Colusa, CA 95932
(530) 458-2156
Grades: 9-12
| 24 students
Rank: #22.
Colusa High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
901 Colus Ave.
Colusa, CA 95932
(530) 458-2156
Grades: 9-12
| 430 students
Rank: #33.
James M. Burchfield Primary
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Fremont St.
Colusa, CA 95932
(530) 458-5853
Grades: K-3
| 456 students
Rank: #44.
Colusa Alternative Home
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
745 10th St.
Colusa, CA 95932
(530) 458-2156
Grades: K-12
| 66 students
Rank: #55.
George T. Egling Middle School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
813 Webster St.
Colusa, CA 95932
(530) 458-7631
Grades: 4-8
| 555 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Colusa Unified School District?
Colusa Unified School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,531 students.
What is the rank of Colusa Unified School District?
Colusa Unified School District is ranked #765 out of 1,167 school districts in California (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
What is the racial composition of students in Colusa Unified School District?
73% of Colusa Unified School District students are Hispanic, 20% of students are White, 3% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Colusa Unified School District?
Colusa Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Colusa Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,282 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 1,531 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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