Del Norte County Unified School District

301 W. Washington Blvd.
Crescent City, CA 95531-8340
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 3,506 students in Del Norte County Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Del Norte County Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 52% 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
11 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
3,506 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
164 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Del Norte County Unified School District, which is ranked #844 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 87% has decreased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#804 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Del Norte County Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
15-19%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Del Norte County 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.
40-44%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Del Norte County 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.
87%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Del Norte County Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.69
0.63
# American Indian Students
509 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
14%
1%
# Asian Students
182 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
5%
12%
# Hispanic Students
840 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
24%
56%
# Black Students
22 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
1,677 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
48%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
269 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
286
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
247
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
273
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
269
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
262
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
267
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
280
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
248
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
256
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
284
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
297
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
270
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
267
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,250 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,152 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$64 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Del Norte County 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
$53 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Del Norte County 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
$18,250
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Del Norte County 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
$15,152
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Del Norte County 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 Del Norte County Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mountain Elementary School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
55 Azalea Ln.
Gasquet, CA 95543
(707) 457-3211
Grades: K-8
| 45 students
Rank: #22.
Redwood Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 42% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6900 Lake Earl Dr.
Fort Dick, CA 95538
(707) 464-0360
Grades: K-8
| 458 students
Rank: #33.
Del Norte High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 El Dorado St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0274
Grades: 9-12
| 1,021 students
Rank: #44.
Mary Peacock Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1720 Arlington
Crescent City, CA 95331
(707) 464-0301
Grades: K-5
| 221 students
Rank: #55.
Smith River Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
134 First St.
Smith River, CA 95567
(707) 464-0370
Grades: K-8
| 245 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Bess Maxwell Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1124 El Dorado St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0310
Grades: K-5
| 229 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Pine Grove Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
900 Pine Grove Rd.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0350
Grades: K-5
| 284 students
Rank: #88.
Crescent Elk Middle School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 33% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
994 G St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0320
Grades: 6-8
| 521 students
Rank: #99.
Joe Hamilton Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1050 E St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0330
Grades: K-5
| 287 students
Rank: #1010.
Sunset High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Elk Valley Cross Rd.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0380
Grades: 9-12
| 97 students
Rank: #1111.
Margaret Keating Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Minot Creek Rd.
Klamath, CA 95548
(707) 464-0340
Grades: K-6
| 98 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Del Norte County Unified School District?
Del Norte County Unified School District manages 11 public schools serving 3,506 students.
What is the rank of Del Norte County Unified School District?
Del Norte County Unified School District is ranked #844 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: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Del Norte County Unified School District?
48% of Del Norte County Unified School District students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are American Indian, 8% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Del Norte County Unified School District?
Del Norte County Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Del Norte County Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,152 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 11 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 3,506 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : 87% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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