Durham Unified School District

9420 Putney Dr.
Durham, CA 95938-9426
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 982 students in Durham Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Durham Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 31% 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
3 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
982 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
48 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Durham Unified School District, which is ranked #511 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 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#499 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Durham Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
40%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Durham 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.
48%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Durham 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.
90-94%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Durham Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.47
0.63
# American Indian Students
11 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
5 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
230 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
24%
56%
# Black Students
2 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
680 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
69%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
53 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
82
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
78
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
63
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
74
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
79
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
63
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
77
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
79
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
86
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
81
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
75
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
76
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
69
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,168 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,047 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 27% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$14 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Durham 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
$17 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Durham 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
$14,168
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Durham 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
$17,047
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Durham 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 Durham Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Durham High School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9455 Putney Dr.
Durham, CA 95938
(530) 895-4685
Grades: 9-12
| 301 students
Rank: #22.
Durham Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9421 Putney Dr.
Durham, CA 95938
(530) 895-4695
Grades: K-5
| 439 students
Rank: #33.
Durham Intermediate
(Math: 34% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9416 Putney Dr.
Durham, CA 95938
(530) 895-4690
Grades: 6-8
| 242 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Durham Unified School District?
Durham Unified School District manages 3 public schools serving 982 students.
What is the rank of Durham Unified School District?
Durham Unified School District is ranked #511 out of 1,167 school districts in California (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Durham Unified School District?
69% of Durham Unified School District students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Durham Unified School District?
Durham Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Durham Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,047 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 27% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 982 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30% in CA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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