Golden Valley Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 1,940 students in Golden Valley Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Golden Valley Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Golden Valley Unified School District are Webster Elementary School, Sierra View Elementary School and Freedom Home. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Golden Valley Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Golden Valley Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
10 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
1,940 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
92 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Golden Valley Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 988 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#464 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Golden Valley Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Golden Valley 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Golden Valley 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Golden Valley Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.57
0.64
# American Indian Students
21 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
52 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
3%
12%
# Hispanic Students
808 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
42%
54%
# Black Students
28 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
983 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
51%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
45 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
175
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
112
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
137
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
132
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
171
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
142
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
155
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
150
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
159
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
132
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
163
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
165
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
142
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
5
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,284 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,204 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$26 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Golden Valley Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$24 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Golden Valley Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,284
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Golden Valley Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,204
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Golden Valley Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Golden Valley Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Webster Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
36477 Ruth Ave.
Madera, CA 93636
(559) 645-3540
Grades: K-6
| 574 students
Rank: #22.
Sierra View Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
16436 Paula Rd.
Madera, CA 93636
(559) 645-3560
Grades: K-6
| 436 students
Rank: #33.
Freedom Home
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
16362 Paula Rd.
Madera, CA 93636
(559) 645-3590
Grades: K-12
| 30 students
Rank: #44.
Independence Continuation High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12150 Rd. 36
Madera, CA 93636
(559) 645-3580
Grades: 10-12
| 17 students
Rank: #55.
Ranchos Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12455 Rd. 35 1/2
Madera, CA 93636
(559) 645-3550
Grades: 7-8
| 303 students
Rank: #66.
Liberty High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12220 Rd. 36
Madera, CA 93636
(559) 645-3500
Grades: 9-12
| 541 students
Centennial Independent Study
Alternative School
12150 Rd. 36
Madera, CA 93636
(559) 645-3580
Grades: 1-12
| 4 students
Lincoln Community Day
Alternative School
12150 Rd. 36
Madera, CA 93636
(559) 645-3580
Grades: 7-12
| 5 students
9300 Valley Children's Pl., St
Madera, CA 93636
(559) 645-3580
Grades: K-12
| 8 students
Valley Teen Ranch Community Day
Alternative School
10535 Rd. 35
Madera, CA 93636
(559) 645-3580
Grades: 7-12
| 22 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 1,940 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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