Madera Unified School District

1902 Howard Rd.
Madera, CA 93637-5123
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Madera 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 2022-23 school year, there are 28 public schools serving 19,937 students in Madera Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Madera Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Madera Unified School District are Lincoln Elementary School, Eastin Arcola and La Vina Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Madera Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
28 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
19,937 Students
5,952,849 Students
# Teachers
912 Teachers
264,836 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

Madera Unified School District, which is ranked #1503 of all 1,873 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 90% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1521 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Madera Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Madera 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)
35%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Madera 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
90%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Madera 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
0.18
0.63
# American Indian Students
101 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
268 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
18,096 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
91%
56%
# Black Students
267 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
962 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
5%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
235 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,663
458,222
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,522
423,251
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,518
429,440
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,513
436,251
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,549
443,978
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,565
446,282
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,424
437,766
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,564
457,689
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,487
465,106
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,771
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,557
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,473
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,331
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,429 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,224 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$288 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Madera Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$284 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Madera Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,429
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Madera Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,224
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in Madera Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Madera Unified School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
650 Liberty Ln.
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 675-4600
Grades: K-6
| 804 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Eastin Arcola
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
29551 Ave. 8
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 674-8841
Grades: K-8
| 215 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
La Vina Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8594 Rd. 23
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 673-5194
Grades: K-8
| 237 students
Rank: #44.
John Adams Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1822 National Ave.
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 674-4631
Grades: K-6
| 781 students
Rank: #55.
John J. Pershing Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1505 E. Ellis St.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 664-9741
Grades: K-6
| 642 students
Rank: #66.
Millview Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1609 Clinton St.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 674-8509
Grades: K-6
| 704 students
Rank: #77.
Berenda Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
26820 Club Dr.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 674-3325
Grades: K-6
| 755 students
Rank: #88.
Howard Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
13878 Rd. 21 1/2
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 674-8568
Grades: K-8
| 498 students
Rank: #99.
Dixieland Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
18440 Rd. 19
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 673-9119
Grades: K-8
| 295 students
Rank: #1010.
Madera South High School
Math: 12% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
755 W. Pecan Ave.
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 675-4450
Grades: 9-12
| 2,791 students
Rank: #1111.
Virginia Lee Rose Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Lilly St.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 662-2662
Grades: K-6
| 754 students
Rank: #1212.
Madera High School
Math: 18% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
200 S. L St.
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 675-4444
Grades: 9-12
| 2,055 students
Rank: #1313.
James Monroe Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1819 N. Lake St.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 674-5679
Grades: K-6
| 614 students
Rank: #1414.
Nishimoto Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
26460 Martin St.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 675-4500
Grades: K-6
| 706 students
Rank: #1515.
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
Math: 18% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1407 Sunset Ave.
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 673-9286
Grades: 7-8
| 978 students
Rank: #1616.
Parkwood Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1150 E. Pecan Ave.
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 675-4500
Grades: K-6
| 674 students
Rank: #1717.
Cesar Chavez Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 E. Pecan
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 664-9701
Grades: K-6
| 764 students
Rank: #1818.
Alpha Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
900 Stadium Rd.
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 661-4101
Grades: K-6
| 650 students
Rank: #1919.
Jack G. Desmond Middle School
Math: 15% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
26490 Martin St.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 675-4500
Grades: 7-8
| 849 students
Rank: #2020.
Sierra Vista Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
917 Olive Ave.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 674-8579
Grades: K-6
| 665 students
Rank: #2121.
Furman (Duane E.) High (independent Study Program)
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
955 W. Pecan Ave.
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 675-4482
Grades: K-12
| 146 students
Rank: #2222.
James Madison Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
109 Stadium Rd.
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 675-4630
Grades: K-6
| 636 students
Rank: #2323.
Ripperdan Community Day
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
26133 Ave. 7
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 675-4500
Grades: 7-12
| 43 students
Rank: #2424.
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School
Math: 14% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Lilly St.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 674-4681
Grades: 7-8
| 920 students
Rank: #2525.
George Washington Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
509 S. St.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 674-6705
Grades: K-6
| 659 students
Rank: #2626.
Mountain Vista High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1901 Clinton Ave.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 675-4580
Grades: 10-12
| 149 students
Rank: n/an/a
Adult Transition Program Elementary School
Special Education School
955 W. Pecan Ave.
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 675-4490
Grades: 12
| 23 students
Rank: n/an/a
16645 Rd. 26
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 416-5909
Grades: 9-12
| 930 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 28 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 19,937 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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