Downey Unified School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 20 public schools managed by Downey Unified School District serving 22,219 students in Downey, California.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California state average of 76%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is more than the state average of 23:1.

Downey Unified School District (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Downey Alameda Elementary School
    8613 E. Alameda St.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562)904-3589

    Grades: K-3 | 610 students
  • Downey Carpenter Elementary School
    9439 E. Foster Rd.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562)904-3588

    Grades: 4-5 | 491 students
  • Downey Columbus Continuation Alternative School
    12330 Woodruff Ave.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562)904-3552

    Grades: 9-12 | 228 students
  • Downey Doty Middle School
    10301 S. Woodruff Ave.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562)904-3586

    Grades: 6-8 | 1386 students
  • Downey Downey High School
    11040 Brookshire Ave.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562)869-7301

    Grades: 9-12 | 4221 students
  • Downey Gallatin Elementary School
    9513 Brookshire Ave.
    Downey, CA 90240
    (562)904-3583

    Grades: K-5 | 701 students
  • Downey Gauldin Elementary School
    9724 Spry St.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562)904-3582

    Grades: K-5 | 628 students
  • Downey Griffiths Middle School
    9633 Tweedy Ln.
    Downey, CA 90240
    (562)904-3580

    Grades: 6-8 | 1347 students
  • Downey Imperial Elementary School
    8133 Imperial Hwy.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562)904-3578

    Grades: K-3 | 541 students
  • Downey Lewis Elementary School
    13220 S. Bellflower Blvd.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562)904-3590

    Grades: K-5 | 786 students
  • Downey Old River Elementary School
    11995 Old River Sch Rd.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562)904-3561

    Grades: 4-5 | 710 students
  • Downey Price Elementary School
    9525 S. Tweedy Ln.
    Downey, CA 90240
    (562)904-3575

    Grades: K-5 | 844 students
  • Downey Rio Hondo Elementary School
    7731 E. Muller St.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562)904-3568

    Grades: K-5 | 805 students
  • Downey Rio San Gabriel Elementary School
    9338 Gotham St.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562)904-3567

    Grades: K-5 | 821 students
  • Downey Stauffer Middle School
    11985 Old River Sch Rd.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562)904-3565

    Grades: 6-8 | 1366 students
  • Downey Sussman Middle School
    12500 Birchdale Ave.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562)904-3572

    Grades: 6-8 | 1189 students
  • Downey Unsworth Elementary School
    9001 Lindsey Ave.
    Downey, CA 90240
    (562)904-3576

    Grades: K-5 | 690 students
  • Downey Ward Elementary School
    8851 E. Adoree St.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562)904-3591

    Grades: K-3 | 438 students
  • Downey Warren High School
    8141 De Palma St.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562)869-7306

    Grades: 9-12 | 3678 students
  • Downey Williams Elementary School
    7530 E. Arnett St.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562)904-3564

    Grades: K-3 | 739 students

Overview

School District NameDowney Unified School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students22,219 students
# of Teachers888 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio25:1
# of Male Students11,245 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students10,974 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.22
# of American Indian Students36 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students602 students
% Asian Students
3%
# of Hispanic Students19,753 students
% Hispanic Students
89%
# of Black Students603 students
% Black Students
3%
# of White Students1,058 students
% White Students
4%
# of Hawaiian Students47 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students120 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,539
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,395
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,345
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,470
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,513
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,542
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,697
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,754
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,837
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,938
# of Students in 10th Grade:2,019
# of Students in 11th Grade:2,025
# of Students in 12th Grade:2,137
# of Ungraded Students:8

District Comparison

  • Downey Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Downey 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Downey 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Downey Unified School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,483 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,798. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,923 is less than the state average of $11,280. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$194 MM$17 MM
This chart display total revenue of Downey Unified School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$204 MM$18 MM
This chart display total spending of Downey Unified School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,483$10,798
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Downey Unified School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,923$11,280
This chart display average spending per public school student in Downey Unified School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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