Maxwell Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 325 students in Maxwell Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Maxwell Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Maxwell Unified School District are Maxwell Elementary School, Maxwell Middle School and Maxwell Sr High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Maxwell Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Maxwell Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Maxwell Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
3 Schools
10,294 Schools
# Students
325 Students
5,952,381 Students
# Teachers
20 Teachers
264,811 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Maxwell Unified School District, which is ranked #1064 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 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1119 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Maxwell Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Maxwell 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)
35-39%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maxwell 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 Maxwell 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
0.54
0.63
# American Indian Students
6 Students
28,351 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
702,409 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
12%
# Hispanic Students
182 Students
3,303,374 Students
% Hispanic Students
56%
56%
# Black Students
5 Students
306,585 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
128 Students
1,290,217 Students
% White Students
39%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
25,751 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
4 Students
294,102 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
17
458,150
# Students in 1st Grade:
21
423,156
# Students in 2nd Grade:
24
429,338
# Students in 3rd Grade:
30
436,138
# Students in 4th Grade:
25
443,865
# Students in 5th Grade:
31
446,171
# Students in 6th Grade:
24
437,696
# Students in 7th Grade:
37
457,616
# Students in 8th Grade:
27
465,035
# Students in 9th Grade:
22
499,550
# Students in 10th Grade:
23
493,565
# Students in 11th Grade:
26
477,486
# Students in 12th Grade:
18
484,615
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,908 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,522. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,142 is less than the state median of $19,618. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$5 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Maxwell 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)
$4 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Maxwell 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
$13,908
$19,522
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Maxwell 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
$13,142
$19,618
This chart display average spending per public school student in Maxwell 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 Maxwell Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Maxwell Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
146 N. St.
Maxwell, CA 95955
(530) 438-2401
Grades: K-5
| 148 students
Rank: #22.
Maxwell Middle School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
146 N. St.
Maxwell, CA 95955
(530) 438-2401
Grades: 6-8
| 88 students
Rank: #33.
Maxwell Sr High School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
515 Oak St.
Maxwell, CA 95955
(530) 438-2291
Grades: 9-12
| 89 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Maxwell Unified School District
  • 515 Oak St., Maxwell, CA, 95955-0788
  • (530) 438-2052
  • maxwell.k12.ca.us
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 325 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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