Escondido Union High School District

302 N. Midway Dr.
Escondido, CA 92027-2741
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Escondido Union High School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 7,158 students in Escondido Union High School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Escondido Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
5 Schools
10,378 Schools
# Students
7,158 Students
5,877,829 Students
# Teachers
343 Teachers
267,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Escondido Union High School District, which is ranked #1290 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 86% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#1301 out of 1941 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Escondido Union High  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
14%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Escondido Union High  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.
43%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Escondido Union High  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.
86%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Escondido Union High  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.38
0.63
# American Indian Students
21 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
309 Students
696,650 Students
% Asian Students
4%
12%
# Hispanic Students
5,573 Students
3,281,593 Students
% Hispanic Students
78%
56%
# Black Students
134 Students
296,698 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
1,001 Students
1,235,110 Students
% White Students
14%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
109 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
-
469,575
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
408,278
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
421,129
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
426,453
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
432,771
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
440,675
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
440,627
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
434,997
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
455,821
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,737
484,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,789
494,854
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,762
478,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,870
489,879
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,041 is higher than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,637 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$151 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Escondido Union High  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 (20-21)
$126 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Escondido Union High  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 (20-21)
$21,041
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Escondido Union High  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 (20-21)
$17,637
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in Escondido Union High  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 Escondido Union High School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Del Lago - Campus Of Applied Science
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1740 Scenic Trail Way
Escondido, CA 92029
(760) 291-2500
Grades: 9-12
| 774 students
Rank: #22.
San Pasqual High School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3300 Bear Valley Pkwy.
Escondido, CA 92025
(760) 291-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,122 students
Rank: #33.
Escondido High School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1535 N. Brd.way
Escondido, CA 92026
(760) 291-4000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,099 students
Rank: #44.
Orange Glen High School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 Glen Ridge Rd.
Escondido, CA 92027
(760) 291-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,925 students
Rank: #55.
Valley High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
410 N. Hidden Trails Rd.
Escondido, CA 92027
(760) 291-2240
Grades: 9-12
| 238 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Escondido Union High School District?
Escondido Union High School District manages 5 public schools serving 7,158 students.
What is the rank of Escondido Union High School District?
Escondido Union High School District is ranked #1290 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: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Escondido Union High School District?
78% of Escondido Union High School District students are Hispanic, 14% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Escondido Union High School District?
Escondido Union High School District has a student/teacher ratio of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Escondido Union High School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,637 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: 06-12
  • Enrollment: 7,158 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : 86% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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