Eureka City Schools School District

2100 J St.
Eureka, CA 95501-3055
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Eureka City Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,619 students in Eureka City Schools 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 Eureka City Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 57% 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
8 Schools
10,378 Schools
# Students
3,619 Students
5,877,829 Students
# Teachers
172 Teachers
267,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Eureka City Schools School District, which is ranked #1267 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 95% has increased from 88% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#1263 out of 1941 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Eureka City Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
22%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Eureka City Schools  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.
34%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Eureka City Schools  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.
95%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Eureka City Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.73
0.63
# American Indian Students
195 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
5%
1%
# Asian Students
440 Students
696,650 Students
% Asian Students
12%
12%
# Hispanic Students
913 Students
3,281,593 Students
% Hispanic Students
25%
56%
# Black Students
76 Students
296,698 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
1,552 Students
1,235,110 Students
% White Students
43%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
51 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
389 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
11%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
290
469,575
# Students in 1st Grade:
210
408,278
# Students in 2nd Grade:
235
421,129
# Students in 3rd Grade:
218
426,453
# Students in 4th Grade:
214
432,771
# Students in 5th Grade:
214
440,675
# Students in 6th Grade:
216
440,627
# Students in 7th Grade:
320
434,997
# Students in 8th Grade:
348
455,821
# Students in 9th Grade:
360
484,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
356
494,854
# Students in 11th Grade:
351
478,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
287
489,879
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,989 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,055 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$62 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Eureka City Schools  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)
$55 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Eureka City Schools  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)
$16,989
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Eureka City Schools  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)
$15,055
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in Eureka City Schools  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 Eureka City Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Eureka Senior High School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1915 J St.
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 441-2508
Grades: 9-12
| 1,281 students
Rank: #22.
Washington Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3322 Dolbeer St.
Eureka, CA 95503
(707) 441-2547
Grades: K-5
| 490 students
Rank: #33.
Catherine L. Zane Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2155 S St.
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 441-2470
Grades: 6-8
| 467 students
Rank: #44.
Grant Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3901 G St.
Eureka, CA 95503
(707) 441-2552
Grades: K-5
| 250 students
Rank: #55.
Lafayette Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3100 Park St.
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 441-2482
Grades: K-5
| 251 students
Rank: #66.
Zoe Barnum High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
216 W. Harris St.
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 441-2467
Grades: 10-12
| 73 students
Rank: #77.
Winship Middle School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Cypress Ave.
Eureka, CA 95503
(707) 441-2487
Grades: 6-8
| 417 students
Rank: #88.
Alice Birney Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
717 S. Ave.
Eureka, CA 95503
(707) 441-2495
Grades: K-5
| 390 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Eureka City Schools School District?
Eureka City Schools School District manages 8 public schools serving 3,619 students.
What is the rank of Eureka City Schools School District?
Eureka City Schools School District is ranked #1267 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: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Eureka City Schools School District?
43% of Eureka City Schools School District students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Eureka City Schools School District?
Eureka City Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Eureka City Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,055 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 3,619 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • : 95% (Top 30% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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