Death Valley Unified School District

Old State Highway 127
Shoshone, CA 92384-0217
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 28 students in Death Valley Unified School District.
Public Schools in Death Valley Unified School District have a diversity score of 0.72, which is more than the California public school average of 0.63.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
4 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
28 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
4 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
7:1

District Rank

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#271 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Death Valley Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
<50%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Death Valley 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.
≥50%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Death Valley 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.
(11-12)
≥50%
86%

Students by Ethnicity:

0.72
0.63
# American Indian Students
n/a
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
12%
# Hispanic Students
10 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
36%
56%
# Black Students
3 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
11%
5%
# White Students
9 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
32%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
6 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
21%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
3
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
4
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
4
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
2
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
1
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
3
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
1
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
2
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
1
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
3
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$2 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Death Valley 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
$1 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Death Valley 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 (11-12)
$21,905
$11,929
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Death Valley Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Spending / Student (11-12)
$24,683
$12,155
This chart display average spending per public school student in Death Valley Unified  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.

Best Death Valley Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Death Valley High Academy
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Old State Highway 127
Shoshone, CA 92384
(760) 852-4303
Grades: 7-12
| 11 students
Rank: #22.
Shoshone Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
72 Charles Brown Rd.
Shoshone, CA 92384
(760) 852-4303
Grades: K-6
| 17 students
Rank: n/an/a
Shoshone High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Old State Highway 127
Shoshone, CA 92384
(760) 852-4303
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
1555 Old Spanish Trail Hwy.
Shoshone, CA 92384
(760) 852-4303
Grades: K-6
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Death Valley Unified School District?
Death Valley Unified School District manages 4 public schools serving 28 students.
What is the racial composition of students in Death Valley Unified School District?
36% of Death Valley Unified School District students are Hispanic, 32% of students are White, 21% of students are Two or more races, and 11% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Death Valley Unified School District?
Death Valley Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 7:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 28 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : ≥50%
  • : <50%
  • : ≥50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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