Fullerton Elementary School District

1401 W. Valencia Dr.
Fullerton, CA 92833-3938
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Fullerton Elementary 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 5 public middle schools serving 3,981 students in Fullerton Elementary School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public middle schools in California.
Public Middle Schools in Fullerton Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the California public middle school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public middle school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
20 Schools
3,481 Schools
# Students
11,676 Students
1,876,774 Students
# Teachers
466 Teachers
87,766 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
25:1

District Rank

Fullerton Elementary School District, which is ranked #252 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#1128 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fullerton Elementary  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≤10%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fullerton 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.
11-19%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fullerton 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:

0.65
0.64
# American Indian Students
34 Students
10,541 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2,927 Students
199,377 Students
% Asian Students
25%
11%
# Hispanic Students
6,074 Students
1,021,161 Students
% Hispanic Students
52%
54%
# Black Students
150 Students
104,501 Students
% Black Students
1%
6%
# White Students
1,837 Students
425,946 Students
% White Students
16%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
24 Students
7,948 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
630 Students
103,260 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
1,367
83,471
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,198
74,768
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,213
77,145
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,248
77,354
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,281
80,438
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,336
86,149
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,305
291,394
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,324
434,809
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,404
455,696
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
55,188
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
52,150
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
51,717
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
56,477
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,581 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,039 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 23% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$194 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fullerton Elementary  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
$187 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Fullerton Elementary  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
$16,581
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fullerton Elementary  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
$16,039
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fullerton Elementary  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 Fullerton Elementary School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Robert C. Fisler Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 90% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1350 Starbuck St.
Fullerton, CA 92833
(714) 447-2890
Grades: K-8
| 843 students
Rank: #22.
Beechwood Elementary School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 82% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
780 Beechwood Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92835
(714) 447-2850
Grades: K-8
| 800 students
Rank: #33.
D. Russell Parks Junior High School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 67% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1710 Rosecrans Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92833
(714) 447-7785
Grades: 7-8
| 851 students
Rank: #44.
Ladera Vista Junior High School Of The Arts
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1700 E. Wilshire Dr.
Fullerton, CA 92831
(714) 447-7765
Grades: 7-8
| 855 students
Rank: #55.
Nicolas Junior High School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 33% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 W. Olive Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92833
(714) 447-7775
Grades: 7-8
| 632 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 20 schools
  • Grades: KG-08
  • Enrollment: 11,676 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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