Lucia Mar Unified School District

602 Orchard St.
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-4000
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Lucia Mar 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 19 public schools serving 9,793 students in Lucia Mar 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 Lucia Mar Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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
19 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
9,793 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
508 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Lucia Mar Unified 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.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1128 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lucia Mar Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lucia Mar 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)
11-19%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lucia Mar 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
90%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lucia Mar 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
0.59
0.63
# American Indian Students
27 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
233 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
2%
12%
# Hispanic Students
4,719 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
48%
56%
# Black Students
54 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
4,182 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
43%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
12 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
550 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
741
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
630
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
679
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
666
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
695
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
699
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
749
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
717
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
766
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
860
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
843
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
833
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
915
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,866 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 $14,916 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
$146 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lucia Mar 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
$146 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Lucia Mar 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
$14,866
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lucia Mar 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
$14,916
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lucia Mar 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 Lucia Mar Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Dana Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
920 W. Tefft St.
Nipomo, CA 93444
(805) 474-3790
Grades: K-6
| 576 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Mesa Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2555 Halcyon Rd.
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 474-3400
Grades: 7-8
| 458 students
Rank: n/an/a
495 Valley Rd.
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 474-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,077 students
Rank: n/an/a
970 Sch Rd.
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 474-3720
Grades: K-6
| 244 students
Rank: n/an/a
523 N. Thompson Ave.
Nipomo, CA 93444
(805) 474-3350
Grades: 9-12
| 253 students
Rank: n/an/a
2101 The Pike
Grover Beach, CA 93433
(805) 474-3740
Grades: K-6
| 392 students
Rank: n/an/a
365 S. 10th St.
Grover Beach, CA 93433
(805) 474-3770
Grades: K-6
| 402 students
Rank: n/an/a
770 N. Eighth St.
Grover Beach, CA 93433
(805) 474-3700
Grades: K-6
| 345 students
Rank: n/an/a
901 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 474-3710
Grades: K-6
| 587 students
Rank: n/an/a
Judkins Middle School
680 Wadsworth St.
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
(805) 474-3600
Grades: 7-8
| 431 students
Rank: n/an/a
1661 Via Alta Mesa
Nipomo, CA 93444
(805) 474-3670
Grades: K-6
| 548 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lopez Continuation High School
Alternative School
1055 Mesa View Dr.
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 474-3750
Grades: 9-12
| 123 students
Rank: n/an/a
190 E. Price St.
Nipomo, CA 93444
(805) 474-3780
Grades: K-6
| 364 students
Rank: n/an/a
Nipomo High School
525 N. Thompson Rd.
Nipomo, CA 93444
(805) 474-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 885 students
Rank: n/an/a
1208 Linda Dr.
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 474-3730
Grades: K-6
| 537 students
Rank: n/an/a
1551 17th St.
Oceano, CA 93445
(805) 474-3800
Grades: K-6
| 379 students
Rank: n/an/a
Pacific View Academy
Alternative School
1065 Mesa View Dr.
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 474-3580
Grades: K-12
| 302 students
Rank: n/an/a
600 Crown Hill St.
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 474-3500
Grades: 7-8
| 559 students
Rank: n/an/a
2100 Shell Beach Rd.
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
(805) 474-3760
Grades: K-6
| 331 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Lucia Mar Unified School District?
Lucia Mar Unified School District manages 19 public schools serving 9,793 students.
What is the rank of Lucia Mar Unified School District?
Lucia Mar Unified School District is ranked #252 out of 1,167 school districts in California (top 30%) 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 Lucia Mar Unified School District?
48% of Lucia Mar Unified School District students are Hispanic, 43% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Lucia Mar Unified School District?
Lucia Mar Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Lucia Mar Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,916 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: 19 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 9,793 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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