Irvine Unified School District

5050 Barranca Pkwy.
Irvine, CA 92604-4652
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

Irvine Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 45 public schools serving 36,015 students in Irvine Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Irvine Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 75% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 80% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
45 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
36,015 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
1,449 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
25:1

District Rank

Irvine Unified School District, which is ranked #35 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 95% has decreased from 96% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#40 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Irvine Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
74%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Irvine 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.
80%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Irvine 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.
95%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Irvine Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.67
0.63
# American Indian Students
50 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
17,860 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
50%
12%
# Hispanic Students
4,500 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
56%
# Black Students
769 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
8,897 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
25%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
83 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3,822 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
11%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
2,604
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,627
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,666
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,788
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,841
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,854
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,928
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,804
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,785
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,760
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,823
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,660
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,875
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,848 is higher than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,899 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$715 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Irvine 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
$573 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Irvine 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
$19,848
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Irvine Unified  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
$15,899
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Irvine Unified  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 Irvine Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Santiago Hills Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 87% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
29 Christamon W.
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 936-6000
Grades: K-6
| 530 students
Rank: #22.
Turtle Rock Elementary School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 85% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5151 Amalfi Dr.
Irvine, CA 92603
(949) 936-6250
Grades: K-6
| 815 students
Rank: #33.
University High School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4771 Campus Dr.
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 936-7600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,097 students
Rank: #44.
Vista Verde
(Math: 81% | Reading: 88% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603
(949) 936-6350
Grades: K-8
| 759 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Jeffrey Trail Middle School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 86% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
155 Visions
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 936-5000
Grades: 7-8
| 989 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Rancho San Joaquin Middle School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 84% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4861 Michelson Dr.
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 936-6500
Grades: 7-8
| 746 students
Rank: #77.
Portola High School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1001 Cadence
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 936-8200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,097 students
Rank: #88.
Stonegate Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 85% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Honors
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 936-6450
Grades: K-6
| 874 students
Rank: #99.
Canyon View Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 83% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12025 Yale Ct.
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 936-6900
Grades: K-6
| 613 students
Rank: #1010.
Northwood High School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4515 Portola Pkwy.
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 936-7200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,200 students
Rank: #1111.
Woodbridge High School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2 Meadowbrook
Irvine, CA 92604
(949) 786-1104
Grades: 9-12
| 2,244 students
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Brywood Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 80% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1 W.wood
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 936-5500
Grades: K-6
| 499 students
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Portola Springs Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 80% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12100 Portola Springs
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 936-8800
Grades: K-6
| 843 students
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Stone Creek Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 80% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2 Stone Creek S.
Irvine, CA 92604
(949) 551-1201
Grades: K-6
| 479 students
Rank: #1515.
Lakeside Middle School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 81% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3 Lemongrass
Irvine, CA 92604
(949) 559-1601
Grades: 7-8
| 601 students
Rank: #1616.
Westpark Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 79% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
25 San Carlo
Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 936-6400
Grades: K-6
| 809 students
Rank: #1717.
Deerfield Elementary School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 78% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2 Deerfield Ave.
Irvine, CA 92604
(949) 936-5650
Grades: K-6
| 616 students
Rank: #1818.
Alternative Education-san Joaquin High School
Alternative School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3387 Barranca Pkwy.
Irvine, CA 92606
(949) 936-7440
Grades: K-12
| 716 students
Rank: #1919.
Sierra Vista Middle School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 78% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2 Liberty
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 936-6600
Grades: 7-8
| 1,097 students
Rank: #2020.
Venado Middle School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 77% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4 Deerfield Ave.
Irvine, CA 92604
(949) 936-6800
Grades: 7-8
| 554 students
Rank: #2121.
Beacon Park
(Math: 76% | Reading: 76% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
200 Cultivate
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 936-8400
Grades: K-8
| 938 students
Rank: #2222.
Plaza Vista
(Math: 75% | Reading: 76% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
670 Paseo W.park
Irvine, CA 92606
(949) 936-6955
Grades: K-8
| 795 students
Rank: #2323.
Irvine High School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4321 Walnut Ave.
Irvine, CA 92604
(949) 936-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,795 students
Rank: #2424.
Woodbury Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 76% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
125 Great Lawn
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 936-5750
Grades: K-6
| 1,106 students
Rank: #2525.
Eastshore Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 74% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
155 E.shore
Irvine, CA 92604
(949) 936-5700
Grades: K-6
| 527 students
Rank: #2626.
Alderwood Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 74% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2005 Knollcrest
Irvine, CA 92603
(949) 936-5400
Grades: K-6
| 739 students
Rank: #2727.
Cadence Park
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
750 Benchmark
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 404-1300
Grades: K-8
| 1,022 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Cypress Village Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 76% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
355 Rush Lily
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 936-5000
Grades: K-6
| 1,004 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Meadow Park Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 76% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
50 Blue Lake S.
Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 936-5900
Grades: K-6
| 550 students
Rank: #3030.
Bonita Canyon Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 79% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1 Sundance
Irvine, CA 92603
(949) 936-5450
Grades: K-6
| 393 students
Rank: #3131.
College Park Elementary School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 73% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3700 Chaparral Ave.
Irvine, CA 92606
(949) 936-5550
Grades: K-6
| 573 students
Rank: #3232.
South Lake Middle School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 71% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
655 W. Yale Loop
Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 936-6700
Grades: 7-8
| 625 students
Rank: #3333.
Oak Creek Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 69% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Dove Creek
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 936-8550
Grades: K-6
| 853 students
Rank: #3434.
Springbrook Elementary School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 68% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4782 Karen Ann Ln.
Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 936-6050
Grades: K-6
| 483 students
Rank: #3535.
Northwood Elementary School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 67% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
28 Carson
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 936-5950
Grades: K-6
| 471 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Irvine Unified School District?
Irvine Unified School District manages 45 public schools serving 36,015 students.
What is the rank of Irvine Unified School District?
Irvine Unified School District is ranked #35 out of 1,167 school districts in California (top 5%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%), Highest graduation rate (Top 20%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Irvine Unified School District?
50% of Irvine Unified School District students are Asian, 25% of students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Irvine Unified School District?
Irvine Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Irvine Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,899 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 45 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 36,015 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : 95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 74% (Top 5%)
  • : 80% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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