Long Beach Unified School District

1515 Hughes Way
Long Beach, CA 90810-1839
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Long Beach 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 84 public schools serving 66,863 students in Long Beach Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Long Beach Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
84 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
66,863 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
2,720 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
25:1

District Rank

Long Beach Unified School District, which is ranked #489 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 84% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#494 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Long Beach Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Long Beach 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)
50%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Long Beach 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
84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Long Beach 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
0.61
0.63
# American Indian Students
111 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
6,944 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
10%
12%
# Hispanic Students
39,424 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
59%
56%
# Black Students
8,357 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
13%
5%
# White Students
8,117 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
12%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
727 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3,171 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
5,283
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
4,627
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
4,691
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
4,954
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
4,976
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
4,957
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
5,042
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
4,881
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
5,139
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
5,548
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
5,621
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
5,505
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
5,639
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,941 is higher than the state median of $15,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,405 is higher than the state median of $14,028. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$1,267 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Long Beach 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
$1,164 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Long Beach 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
$18,941
$15,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Long Beach 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
$17,405
$14,028
This chart display average spending per public school student in Long Beach 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 Long Beach Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
California Of Mathematics And Science
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1000 E. Victoria St. Bldg. Sac
Carson, CA 90747
(310) 243-2025
Grades: 9-12
| 667 students
Rank: #22.
Eunice Sato Of Math & Science
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1100 Iroquois Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 598-7611
Grades: 9-12
| 465 students
Rank: #33.
Newcomb Academy
Math: 70% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3351 Val Verde Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 430-1250
Grades: K-8
| 783 students
Rank: #44.
Ernest S. Mcbride Sr. High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7025 E. Parkcrest St.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 425-3539
Grades: 9-12
| 757 students
Rank: #55.
Millikan High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2800 Snowden Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 425-7441
Grades: 9-12
| 3,343 students
Rank: #66.
Polytechnic High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1600 Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 591-0581
Grades: 9-12
| 4,083 students
Rank: #77.
Tincher Preparatory
Math: 56% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1701 Petaluma Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 493-2636
Grades: K-8
| 726 students
Rank: #88.
Rogers Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
365 Monrovia Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 434-7411
Grades: 6-8
| 772 students
Rank: #99.
Helen Keller Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7020 E. Brittain St.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 421-8851
Grades: 6-8
| 431 students
Rank: #1010.
Cubberley K-8
Math: 50% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3200 Monogram Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 420-8810
Grades: K-8
| 920 students
Rank: #1111.
Marshall Of The Arts
Math: 47% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5870 E. Wardlow Rd.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 429-7013
Grades: 6-8
| 927 students
Rank: #1212.
Stanford Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5871 E. Los Arcos St.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 594-9793
Grades: 6-8
| 1,192 students
Rank: #1313.
Renaissance High School For The Arts
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
235 E. 8th St.
Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 901-0168
Grades: 9-12
| 456 students
Rank: #1414.
Lakewood High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4400 Briercrest Ave.
Lakewood, CA 90713
(562) 425-1281
Grades: 9-12
| 3,023 students
Rank: #1515.
Bancroft Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5301 E. Centralia St.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 425-7461
Grades: 6-8
| 904 students
Rank: #1616.
Madison Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2801 Bomberry St.
Lakewood, CA 90712
(562) 420-7731
Grades: K-5
| 345 students
Rank: #1717.
Wilson High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4400 E. Tenth St.
Long Beach, CA 90804
(562) 433-0481
Grades: 9-12
| 3,661 students
Rank: #1818.
Hughes Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3846 Ca Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 595-0831
Grades: 6-8
| 1,328 students
Rank: #1919.
Gompers
Math: 36% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5206 Briercrest Ave.
Lakewood, CA 90713
(562) 925-2285
Grades: K-5
| 342 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Alvarado Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1900 E. 21st Street
Long Beach, CA 90806
(562) 591-7477
Grades: K-5
| 362 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Holmes Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5020 Barlin Ave.
Lakewood, CA 90712
(562) 633-4427
Grades: K-5
| 393 students
Rank: #2222.
Muir K-8
Math: 30% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3038 Delta Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90810
(562) 426-5571
Grades: K-8
| 946 students
Rank: #2323.
Cabrillo High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2001 Santa Fe Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90810
(562) 951-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,923 students
Rank: #2424.
Lafayette Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2445 Chestnut Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90806
(562) 426-7075
Grades: K-5
| 885 students
Rank: #2525.
Grant Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1225 E. 64th St.
Long Beach, CA 90805
(562) 428-4616
Grades: K-5
| 991 students
Rank: #2626.
Webster Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1755 W. 32nd Way
Long Beach, CA 90810
(562) 595-6568
Grades: K-5
| 509 students
Rank: #2727.
Jenny Oropeza Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Locust Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 436-4420
Grades: K-5
| 568 students
Rank: #2828.
Barton Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 E. Del Amo Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 428-0555
Grades: K-5
| 433 students
Rank: #2929.
Jefferson Leadership Academies
Math: 26% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
750 Euclid Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90804
(562) 438-9904
Grades: 6-8
| 1,000 students
Rank: #3030.
Hudson
Math: 23% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2335 Webster Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90810
(562) 426-0470
Grades: K-5
| 276 students
Rank: #3131.
Powell For Success
Math: 24% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Victoria St.
Long Beach, CA 90805
(310) 631-8794
Grades: K-8
| 846 students
Rank: #3232.
Jessie Nelson Academy
Math: 25% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1951 Cherry Ave.
Signal Hill, CA 90755
(562) 591-6041
Grades: 6-8
| 826 students
Rank: #3333.
Hoover Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3501 Country Club Dr.
Lakewood, CA 90712
(562) 421-1213
Grades: 6-8
| 573 students
Rank: #3434.
Hamilton Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1060 E. 70th St.
Long Beach, CA 90805
(562) 602-0302
Grades: 6-8
| 824 students
Rank: #3535.
Franklin Classical Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
540 Cerritos Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 435-4952
Grades: 6-8
| 1,095 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Long Beach Unified School District?
Long Beach Unified School District manages 84 public schools serving 66,863 students.
What is the rank of Long Beach Unified School District?
Long Beach Unified School District is ranked #489 out of 1,167 school districts in California (top 50%) 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: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Long Beach Unified School District?
59% of Long Beach Unified School District students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Black, 12% of students are White, 10% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Long Beach Unified School District?
Long Beach Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Long Beach Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,405 is higher than the state median of $14,028. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 84 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 66,863 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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