Madera Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 31 public schools serving 20,953 students in Madera Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, 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 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Madera 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
31 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
20,953 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
868 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Madera Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 989 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 2018-2019 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
0.20
0.64
# American Indian Students
94 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
290 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
18,768 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
90%
54%
# Black Students
328 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
1,279 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
6%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
11 Students
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
183 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
1,935
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,678
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,657
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,551
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,698
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,626
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,856
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,650
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,670
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,550
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,484
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,322
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,276
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,729 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,033. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,534 is less than the state median of $16,124. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,729
$16,033
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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,534
$16,124
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 2017-18 school year data.

Best Madera Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

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
| 820 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
| 253 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
| 282 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
| 794 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
| 730 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
| 697 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
| 809 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
| 518 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
| 257 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
| 3,156 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
| 753 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
| 2,092 students
Rank: #1313.
James Monroe Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1819 N. Lake St.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 674-5679
Grades: K-6
| 734 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
| 767 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
| 899 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
| 758 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
| 745 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
| 777 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
| 897 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
| 580 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
| 106 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
| 624 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
| 46 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
| 982 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
| 753 students
Rank: #2626.
Mountain Vista High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1901 Clinton Ave.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 675-4580
Grades: 10-12
| 164 students
Ezequiel Tafoya Alvarado Academy
Charter School
26247 Ellis St.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 675-2070
Grades: K-8
| 591 students
Mountain Vista Educational Center
Special Education School
955 W. Pecan Ave.
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 675-4490
Grades: 12
| 21 students
Sherman Thomas Charter
Charter School
101 W. Adell St.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 674-1192
Grades: K-8
| 217 students
Sherman Thomas Charter High School
Charter School
26303 Adell St.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 675-6626
Grades: 9-12
| 57 students
Sherman Thomas Stem Academy
Charter School
51 E. Adell St.
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 871-5490
Grades: 6-8
| 74 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 20,953 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20

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