Fresno Unified School District

2309 Tulare St.
Fresno, CA 93721-2287
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Fresno Unified 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 73 public elementary schools serving 43,546 students in Fresno Unified School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in California.
Public Elementary Schools in Fresno Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the California public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public elementary school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
101 Schools
7,685 Schools
# Students
69,654 Students
3,822,157 Students
# Teachers
3,525 Teachers
173,567 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Fresno Unified School District, which is ranked #780 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 86% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#744 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fresno Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fresno 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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fresno 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.
Graduation Rate
86%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fresno Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.50
0.63
# American Indian Students
416 Students
17,644 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
7,715 Students
438,802 Students
% Asian Students
11%
12%
# Hispanic Students
48,387 Students
2,121,250 Students
% Hispanic Students
69%
56%
# Black Students
5,309 Students
196,201 Students
% Black Students
8%
5%
# White Students
5,633 Students
807,765 Students
% White Students
8%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
300 Students
15,388 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,843 Students
222,553 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
6,066
467,500
# Students in 1st Grade:
5,342
408,159
# Students in 2nd Grade:
5,603
421,006
# Students in 3rd Grade:
5,632
426,320
# Students in 4th Grade:
5,532
432,640
# Students in 5th Grade:
5,694
440,539
# Students in 6th Grade:
5,660
440,407
# Students in 7th Grade:
5,197
307,587
# Students in 8th Grade:
5,475
321,396
# Students in 9th Grade:
5,033
40,390
# Students in 10th Grade:
5,202
37,813
# Students in 11th Grade:
4,812
36,857
# Students in 12th Grade:
4,406
41,543
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,475 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,510 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$1,287 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fresno 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
$1,220 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Fresno 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
$18,475
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fresno Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,510
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fresno Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Fresno Unified School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
J. E. Young Academic Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
822 N. Abby St.
Fresno, CA 93701
(559) 457-3190
Grades: K-12
| 4,735 students
Rank: n/an/a
2117 W. Mckinley Ave.
Fresno, CA 93728
(559) 457-2510
Grades: K-6
| 743 students
Rank: n/an/a
2323 E. Mckenzie
Fresno, CA 93701
(559) 457-6140
Grades: K-6
| 671 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ann B. Leavenworth
4420 E. Thomas Ave.
Fresno, CA 93702
(559) 253-6490
Grades: K-6
| 758 students
Rank: n/an/a
5272 E. Lowe Ave.
Fresno, CA 93727
(559) 253-6400
Grades: K-6
| 676 students
Rank: n/an/a
4765 E. Burns Ave.
Fresno, CA 93725
(559) 253-6410
Grades: K-6
| 558 students
Rank: n/an/a
Baird Middle School
5500 N. Maroa Ave.
Fresno, CA 93704
(559) 451-4310
Grades: 5-8
| 585 students
Rank: n/an/a
3034 E. Cornell Ave.
Fresno, CA 93703
(559) 248-7000
Grades: K-6
| 710 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bullard Talent
4950 N. Harrison Ave.
Fresno, CA 93704
(559) 248-7030
Grades: K-8
| 742 students
Rank: n/an/a
166 N. Sierra Vista Ave.
Fresno, CA 93702
(559) 253-6430
Grades: K-6
| 689 students
Rank: n/an/a
4303 E. Jensen Ave.
Fresno, CA 93725
(559) 457-2610
Grades: K-6
| 560 students
Rank: n/an/a
3830 E. Saginaw Way
Fresno, CA 93726
(559) 248-7040
Grades: K-6
| 673 students
Rank: n/an/a
1025 S. Trinity St.
Fresno, CA 93706
(559) 457-2630
Grades: K-6
| 516 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cooper Middle School
2277 W. Bellaire Way
Fresno, CA 93705
(559) 248-7050
Grades: 6-8
| 538 students
Rank: n/an/a
5081 E. Ln. Ave.
Fresno, CA 93727
(559) 253-6550
Grades: K-6
| 523 students
Rank: n/an/a
525 W. Saginaw
Fresno, CA 93705
(559) 248-7540
Grades: K-6
| 586 students
Rank: n/an/a
4122 N. Del Mar Ave.
Fresno, CA 93704
(559) 248-7070
Grades: K-6
| 478 students
Rank: n/an/a
5211 E. Tulare St.
Fresno, CA 93727
(559) 253-6440
Grades: K-6
| 625 students
Rank: n/an/a
1451 E. Sierra Ave.
Fresno, CA 93710
(559) 451-4470
Grades: K-6
| 441 students
Rank: n/an/a
5250 E. Church Ave.
Fresno, CA 93725
(559) 253-6530
Grades: K-6
| 840 students
Rank: n/an/a
2300 S. Willow
Fresno, CA 93725
(559) 253-6570
Grades: 6-8
| 590 students
Rank: n/an/a
4774 E. Yale Ave.
Fresno, CA 93703
(559) 253-6450
Grades: K-6
| 683 students
Rank: n/an/a
4873 E. Olive Ave.
Fresno, CA 93727
(559) 253-6460
Grades: K-6
| 790 students
Rank: n/an/a
4625 E. Florence Ave.
Fresno, CA 93725
(559) 253-6420
Grades: K-6
| 593 students
Rank: n/an/a
6235 N. Brawley Ave.
Fresno, CA 93722
(559) 451-4480
Grades: K-6
| 541 students
Rank: n/an/a
7120 N. Valentine Ave.
Fresno, CA 93711
(559) 451-4490
Grades: K-6
| 453 students
Rank: n/an/a
1005 W. Weldon
Fresno, CA 93705
(559) 457-2910
Grades: K-6
| 426 students
Rank: n/an/a
1266 W. Barstow Ave.
Fresno, CA 93711
(559) 451-4500
Grades: K-6
| 428 students
Rank: n/an/a
102 E. Clinton
Fresno, CA 93704
(559) 248-7370
Grades: K-8
| 743 students
Rank: n/an/a
1533 N. San Pablo Ave.
Fresno, CA 93728
(559) 457-2920
Grades: K-6
| 502 students
Rank: n/an/a
4676 N. Fresno St.
Fresno, CA 93726
(559) 248-7140
Grades: K-6
| 423 students
Rank: n/an/a
1602 W. Harvard St.
Fresno, CA 93705
(559) 457-2940
Grades: K-6
| 551 students
Rank: n/an/a
Irwin O. Addicott Elementary School
Special Education School
4784 E. Dayton Ave.
Fresno, CA 93726
(559) 253-6640
Grades: K-8
| 45 students
Rank: n/an/a
3750 E. Platt Ave.
Fresno, CA 93702
(559) 457-2950
Grades: K-6
| 345 students
Rank: n/an/a
202 N. Mariposa St.
Fresno, CA 93701
(559) 457-2960
Grades: K-6
| 448 students
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 101 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 69,654 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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