Denair Unified School District

3460 Lester Rd.
Denair, CA 95316-9502
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,245 students in Denair Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Denair Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 11% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
5 Schools
10,378 Schools
# Students
1,245 Students
5,877,829 Students
# Teachers
77 Teachers
267,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Denair Unified School District, which is ranked #1660 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 95% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#1658 out of 1941 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Denair Unified  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
11%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Denair 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.
31%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Denair 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.
13%
29%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Denair Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of CA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Denair Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.61
0.63
# American Indian Students
72 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
6%
1%
# Asian Students
13 Students
696,650 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
510 Students
3,281,593 Students
% Hispanic Students
41%
56%
# Black Students
9 Students
296,698 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
582 Students
1,235,110 Students
% White Students
47%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
56 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
106
469,575
# Students in 1st Grade:
94
408,278
# Students in 2nd Grade:
90
421,129
# Students in 3rd Grade:
86
426,453
# Students in 4th Grade:
95
432,771
# Students in 5th Grade:
92
440,675
# Students in 6th Grade:
93
440,627
# Students in 7th Grade:
67
434,997
# Students in 8th Grade:
92
455,821
# Students in 9th Grade:
90
484,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
87
494,854
# Students in 11th Grade:
120
478,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
133
489,879
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,655 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,198 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$22 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Denair 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
$19 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Denair 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
$17,655
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Denair 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
$15,198
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in Denair 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 Denair Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Denair High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3431 Lester Rd.
Denair, CA 95316
(209) 632-9911
Grades: 9-12
| 285 students
Rank: #22.
Denair Elementary Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3773 Madera Ave.
Denair, CA 95316
(209) 632-8887
Grades: K-5
| 546 students
Rank: #33.
Denair Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3460 Lester Rd.
Denair, CA 95316
(209) 634-0917
Grades: K-12
| 182 students
Rank: #44.
Denair Middle School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3701 Lester Rd.
Denair, CA 95316
(209) 632-2510
Grades: 6-8
| 232 students
Rank: #55.
Denair Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3773 Madera Ave.
Denair, CA 95316
(209) 632-8887
Grades: K-5
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Denair Unified School District?
Denair Unified School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,245 students.
What is the rank of Denair Unified School District?
Denair Unified School District is ranked #1660 out of 1,939 school districts in California (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Denair Unified School District?
47% of Denair Unified School District students are White, 41% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are American Indian, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Denair Unified School District?
Denair Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Denair Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,198 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 1,245 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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