Colusa Unified School District

745 10th St.
Colusa, CA 95932-2220
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 520 students in Colusa Unified School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public high schools in California.
Public High Schools in Colusa Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the California public high school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Public High School in Colusa Unified School District have a Graduation Rate of 85%, which is less than the California average of 87%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Colusa High School, with 90-94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California public high school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
5 Schools
2,822 Schools
# Students
1,531 Students
2,204,488 Students
# Teachers
73 Teachers
101,134 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Colusa Unified School District, which is ranked #1048 of all 1,939 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#1076 out of 1941 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Colusa Unified  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
26%
33%
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 2021-22 school year data.
39%
47%
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 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Colusa Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.43
0.64
# American Indian Students
47 Students
11,449 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# Asian Students
19 Students
253,526 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
1,113 Students
1,210,385 Students
% Hispanic Students
73%
55%
# Black Students
20 Students
118,812 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
307 Students
492,294 Students
% White Students
20%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
9,615 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
18 Students
103,544 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
126
24,378
# Students in 1st Grade:
133
22,510
# Students in 2nd Grade:
92
23,295
# Students in 3rd Grade:
107
23,310
# Students in 4th Grade:
93
23,453
# Students in 5th Grade:
116
23,769
# Students in 6th Grade:
113
31,687
# Students in 7th Grade:
110
40,948
# Students in 8th Grade:
134
43,682
# Students in 9th Grade:
147
484,137
# Students in 10th Grade:
125
494,853
# Students in 11th Grade:
115
478,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
120
489,872
# 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 (20-21)
$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 (20-21)
$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 (20-21)
$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 (20-21)
$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 High 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 Alternative Home
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
745 10th St.
Colusa, CA 95932
(530) 458-2156
Grades: K-12
| 66 students
Rank: #33.
Colusa High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
901 Colus Ave.
Colusa, CA 95932
(530) 458-2156
Grades: 9-12
| 430 students

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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%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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