Del Norte County Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 3,553 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 26% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Del Norte County Unified School District are Mountain Elementary School, Redwood Elementary School and Mary Peacock Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Del Norte County Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Del Norte County Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
11 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
3,553 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
160 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Del Norte County Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 988 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1439 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Del Norte County Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
40%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
51%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.67
0.64
# American Indian Students
516 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
15%
1%
# Asian Students
199 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
6%
12%
# Hispanic Students
817 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
54%
# Black Students
35 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
1,792 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
50%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
188 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
325
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
291
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
290
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
266
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
268
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
289
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
302
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
284
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
255
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
257
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
250
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
222
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
254
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,691 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,221 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$49 MM
$29 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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$51 MM
$29 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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,691
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Del Norte County Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,221
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Del Norte County Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Del Norte County Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

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
| n/a 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
| 507 students
Rank: #33.
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
| 295 students
Rank: #44.
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
| 220 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
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
| 266 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
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
| 306 students
Rank: #77.
Del Norte High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 El Dorado St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0274
Grades: 9-12
| 915 students
Rank: #88.
Crescent Elk Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
994 G St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0320
Grades: 6-8
| 539 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
| 345 students
Rank: #1010.
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
| 92 students
Rank: #1111.
Sunset High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Elk Valley Cross Rd.
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-0380
Grades: 9-12
| 68 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 3,553 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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