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 16 public high schools serving 22,998 students in Fresno Unified School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in California.
Public High Schools in Fresno Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the California public high school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 56% statewide average).
Public High School in Fresno Unified School District have a Graduation Rate of 86%, which is more than the California average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Erma Duncan Polytechnical High School, with 97% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public high school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
101 Schools
2,819 Schools
# Students
69,654 Students
2,202,926 Students
# Teachers
3,525 Teachers
101,134 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
0.64
# American Indian Students
416 Students
11,449 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
7,715 Students
253,504 Students
% Asian Students
11%
12%
# Hispanic Students
48,387 Students
1,210,360 Students
% Hispanic Students
69%
55%
# Black Students
5,309 Students
118,808 Students
% Black Students
8%
5%
# White Students
5,633 Students
492,258 Students
% White Students
8%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
300 Students
9,615 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,843 Students
103,544 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
6,066
24,268
# Students in 1st Grade:
5,342
22,398
# Students in 2nd Grade:
5,603
23,183
# Students in 3rd Grade:
5,632
23,195
# Students in 4th Grade:
5,532
23,339
# Students in 5th Grade:
5,694
23,640
# Students in 6th Grade:
5,660
31,567
# Students in 7th Grade:
5,197
40,814
# Students in 8th Grade:
5,475
43,546
# Students in 9th Grade:
5,033
484,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
5,202
494,744
# Students in 11th Grade:
4,812
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
4,406
489,782
# 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 High Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Edison High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
540 E. Ca Ave.
Fresno, CA 93706
(559) 457-2650
Grades: 9-12
| 2,428 students
Rank: #22.
Bullard High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5445 N. Palm Ave.
Fresno, CA 93704
(559) 451-4320
Grades: 9-12
| 2,524 students
Rank: #33.
Phillip J Patino School Of Entrepreneurship
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 E. Cambridge Ave.
Fresno, CA 93703
(559) 248-7360
Grades: 9-12
| 262 students
Rank: #44.
Erma Duncan Polytechnical High School
Math: 14% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4330 E. Garland Ave.
Fresno, CA 93726
(559) 248-7080
Grades: 9-12
| 1,191 students
Rank: #55.
Sunnyside High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1019 S. Peach Ave.
Fresno, CA 93727
(559) 253-6700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,915 students
Rank: #66.
Roosevelt High School
Math: 14% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4250 E. Tulare St.
Fresno, CA 93702
(559) 253-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,225 students
Rank: #77.
Herbert Hoover High School
Math: 14% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5550 N. First St.
Fresno, CA 93710
(559) 451-4000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,971 students
Rank: #88.
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: #99.
Fresno High School
Math: 10% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1839 Echo Ave.
Fresno, CA 93704
(559) 457-2780
Grades: 9-12
| 2,079 students
Rank: #1010.
Mclane High School
Math: 10% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2727 N. Cedar Ave.
Fresno, CA 93703
(559) 248-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,812 students
Rank: #1111.
Cambridge Continuation High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 S. Chestnut
Fresno, CA 93727
(559) 253-6560
Grades: 9-12
| 366 students
Rank: #1212.
Dewolf Continuation High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2445 W. Dakota Ave.
Fresno, CA 93703
(559) 457-2990
Grades: 7-12
| 162 students
Rank: n/an/a
Design Science Middle College High School
Alternative School
1101 E Univ Ave
Fresno, CA 93741
(559) 489-2270
Grades: 9-12
| 261 students
Rank: n/an/a
Florence E. Rata
Special Education School
1373 W. Mesa Ave.
Fresno, CA 93711
(559) 451-4585
Grades: 9-12
| 20 students
Rank: n/an/a
Fulton
Special Education School
3058 N. Millbrook Ave.
Fresno, CA 93703
(559) 248-7385
Grades: 7-12
| 18 students
Rank: n/an/a
Phoenix Secondary
Alternative School
5320 E. Church Ave
Fresno, CA 93725
(559) 253-6520
Grades: 7-12
| 29 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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