Fortuna Elementary School District

500 9th St.
Fortuna, CA 95540
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Fortuna Elementary 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 2023 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,029 students in Fortuna Elementary 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 Fortuna Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
4 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
1,029 Students
5,953,047 Students
# Teachers
58 Teachers
264,842 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Fortuna Elementary School District, which is ranked #1313 of all 1,873 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#945 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fortuna Elementary  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fortuna Elementary  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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fortuna Elementary  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.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.61
0.63
# American Indian Students
43 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
n/a
# Asian Students
4 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
422 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
41%
56%
# Black Students
4 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
485 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
47%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
71 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
129
458,234
# Students in 1st Grade:
96
423,255
# Students in 2nd Grade:
123
429,448
# Students in 3rd Grade:
102
436,256
# Students in 4th Grade:
122
444,008
# Students in 5th Grade:
125
446,301
# Students in 6th Grade:
123
437,800
# Students in 7th Grade:
127
457,732
# Students in 8th Grade:
82
465,149
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,731 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,261 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$17 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fortuna Elementary  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$17 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Fortuna Elementary  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,731
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fortuna Elementary  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,261
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fortuna Elementary  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Fortuna Elementary School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Norman G. Ambrosini Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3850 Rohnerville Rd.
Fortuna, CA 95540
(707) 725-4688
Grades: K-4
| 304 students
Rank: #22.
Linell K. Walker Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2089 Newburg Rd.
Fortuna, CA 95540
(707) 725-2519
Grades: K-4
| 268 students
Rank: #33.
Toddy Thomas Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2800 Thomas St.
Fortuna, CA 95540
(707) 725-5197
Grades: 4-8
| 241 students
Rank: #44.
Fortuna Middle School
Math: 10% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
843 L St.
Fortuna, CA 95540
(707) 725-3415
Grades: 5-8
| 216 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: K-8
  • Enrollment: 1,029 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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