Mendota Unified School District

115 Mccabe Ave.
Mendota, CA 93640-2000
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Mendota 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 7 public schools serving 3,803 students in Mendota 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 Mendota Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
7 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
3,803 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
164 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Mendota Unified School District, which is ranked #1052 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 81% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#1043 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Mendota Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
12%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mendota 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.
25%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mendota 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.
81%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Mendota Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.04
0.63
# American Indian Students
2 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
12 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
3,735 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
98%
56%
# Black Students
3 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
49 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
1%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
352
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
311
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
311
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
326
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
289
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
319
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
294
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
279
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
281
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
276
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
285
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
253
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
227
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,143 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,639 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
$65 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Mendota 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
$56 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Mendota 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
$17,143
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mendota 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
$14,639
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mendota 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 Mendota Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mendota Continuation High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
211 Smoot Ave.
Mendota, CA 93640
(559) 655-4412
Grades: 9-12
| 33 students
Rank: #22.
Mendota Community Day
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
241 Smoot Ave.
Mendota, CA 93640
(559) 655-4412
Grades: 7-12
| 2 students
Rank: #33.
Mendota High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 Belmont Ave.
Mendota, CA 93640
(559) 655-1993
Grades: 9-12
| 1,006 students
Rank: #44.
Mendota Junior High School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1258 E. Belmont Ave.
Mendota, CA 93640
(559) 655-4301
Grades: 7-8
| 560 students
Rank: #55.
Mendota Elementary School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
605 Bass Ave.
Mendota, CA 93640
(559) 655-2014
Grades: K-6
| 857 students
Rank: #66.
Mccabe Elementary School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
250 S. Derrick St.
Mendota, CA 93640
(559) 655-4262
Grades: 2-6
| 960 students
Rank: n/an/a
1599 Fifth St.
Mendota, CA 93640
(559) 655-4365
Grades: K-1
| 385 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Mendota Unified School District?
Mendota Unified School District manages 7 public schools serving 3,803 students.
What is the rank of Mendota Unified School District?
Mendota Unified School District is ranked #1052 out of 1,167 school districts in California (bottom 50%) 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 Mendota Unified School District?
98% of Mendota Unified School District students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Mendota Unified School District?
Mendota Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Mendota Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,639 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: 7 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 3,803 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 81% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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