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 22 public middle schools serving 16,605 students in Fresno Unified School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in California.
Public Middle Schools in Fresno Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 9% (versus the California public middle school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 14% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public middle school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
101 Schools
3,478 Schools
# Students
69,654 Students
1,875,212 Students
# Teachers
3,525 Teachers
87,766 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
10,541 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
7,715 Students
199,355 Students
% Asian Students
11%
11%
# Hispanic Students
48,387 Students
1,021,136 Students
% Hispanic Students
69%
54%
# Black Students
5,309 Students
104,497 Students
% Black Students
8%
6%
# White Students
5,633 Students
425,910 Students
% White Students
8%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
300 Students
7,948 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,843 Students
103,260 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
6,066
83,361
# Students in 1st Grade:
5,342
74,656
# Students in 2nd Grade:
5,603
77,033
# Students in 3rd Grade:
5,632
77,239
# Students in 4th Grade:
5,532
80,324
# Students in 5th Grade:
5,694
86,020
# Students in 6th Grade:
5,660
291,274
# Students in 7th Grade:
5,197
434,675
# Students in 8th Grade:
5,475
455,560
# Students in 9th Grade:
5,033
55,052
# Students in 10th Grade:
5,202
52,041
# Students in 11th Grade:
4,812
51,590
# Students in 12th Grade:
4,406
56,387
# 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 Middle 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: #22.
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
1127 E. Escalon Ave.
Fresno, CA 93710
(559) 451-4300
Grades: 7-8
| 656 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
Bullard Talent
4950 N. Harrison Ave.
Fresno, CA 93704
(559) 248-7030
Grades: K-8
| 742 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
Edison Computech
555 E. Belgravia
Fresno, CA 93706
(559) 457-2640
Grades: 7-8
| 796 students
Rank: n/an/a
2300 S. Willow
Fresno, CA 93725
(559) 253-6570
Grades: 6-8
| 590 students
Rank: n/an/a
1302 E. Dakota Ave.
Fresno, CA 93704
(559) 248-7100
Grades: 7-8
| 673 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
102 E. Clinton
Fresno, CA 93704
(559) 248-7370
Grades: K-8
| 743 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
5117 E. Tulare St.
Fresno, CA 93727
(559) 253-6470
Grades: 7-8
| 852 students
Rank: n/an/a
Phoenix Secondary
Alternative School
5320 E. Church Ave
Fresno, CA 93725
(559) 253-6520
Grades: 7-12
| 29 students
Rank: n/an/a
1100 E. Church Ave.
Fresno, CA 93706
(559) 457-3400
Grades: 7-8
| 779 students
Rank: n/an/a
3216 N. Sierra Vista
Fresno, CA 93726
(559) 253-6510
Grades: 7-8
| 751 students
Rank: n/an/a
Sequoia Middle School
4050 E. Hamilton Ave.
Fresno, CA 93702
(559) 457-3210
Grades: 7-8
| 827 students
Rank: n/an/a
630 N. Augusta
Fresno, CA 93701
(559) 457-3420
Grades: 7-8
| 467 students
Rank: n/an/a
Tenaya Middle School
1239 W. Mesa Ave.
Fresno, CA 93711
(559) 451-4570
Grades: 7-8
| 786 students
Rank: n/an/a
Tioga Middle School
3232 E. Fairmont Ave.
Fresno, CA 93726
(559) 248-7280
Grades: 7-8
| 640 students
Rank: n/an/a
Wawona K-8
4524 N. Thorne Ave.
Fresno, CA 93704
(559) 248-7310
Grades: K-8
| 573 students
Rank: n/an/a
1292 N. Ninth St.
Fresno, CA 93703
(559) 457-3450
Grades: 7-8
| 618 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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