Manhattan Beach Unified School District

325 S. Peck Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-2478
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

Manhattan Beach 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 1%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public middle school serving 1,249 students in Manhattan Beach Unified School District.
Public Middle Schools in Manhattan Beach Unified School District have a diversity score of 0.61, which is less than the California public middle school average of 0.64.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the California public middle school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
8 Schools
3,478 Schools
# Students
5,823 Students
1,875,212 Students
# Teachers
248 Teachers
87,766 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Manhattan Beach Unified School District, which is ranked #18 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 96% has increased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#19 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Manhattan Beach Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
70-74%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Manhattan 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.
90-94%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Manhattan 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.
96%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Manhattan Beach Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.61
0.64
# American Indian Students
7 Students
10,541 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
719 Students
199,355 Students
% Asian Students
12%
11%
# Hispanic Students
755 Students
1,021,136 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
54%
# Black Students
70 Students
104,497 Students
% Black Students
1%
6%
# White Students
3,418 Students
425,910 Students
% White Students
59%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
7,948 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
844 Students
103,260 Students
% of Two or more races Students
15%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
336
83,361
# Students in 1st Grade:
341
74,656
# Students in 2nd Grade:
351
77,033
# Students in 3rd Grade:
376
77,239
# Students in 4th Grade:
333
80,324
# Students in 5th Grade:
389
86,020
# Students in 6th Grade:
375
291,274
# Students in 7th Grade:
415
434,675
# Students in 8th Grade:
459
455,560
# Students in 9th Grade:
639
55,052
# Students in 10th Grade:
627
52,041
# Students in 11th Grade:
569
51,590
# Students in 12th Grade:
613
56,387
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,510 is higher than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,783 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$131 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Manhattan 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
$139 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Manhattan 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
$22,510
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Manhattan Beach 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
$23,783
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Manhattan Beach 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 Manhattan Beach Unified School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Manhattan Beach Middle School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 86% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1501 N. Redondo Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 545-4878
Grades: 6-8
| 1,249 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 5,823 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : 96% (Top 5% in CA)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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