Milpitas Unified School District

1331 E. Calaveras Blvd.
Milpitas, CA 95035-5707
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 3,207 students in Milpitas Unified School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public high schools in California.
Public High Schools in Milpitas Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 66% (versus the California public high school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 74% (versus the 56% statewide average).
Public High School in Milpitas Unified School District have a Graduation Rate of 93%, which is more than the California average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Milpitas High School, with 95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the California public high school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
15 Schools
2,822 Schools
# Students
10,061 Students
2,204,488 Students
# Teachers
442 Teachers
101,134 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Milpitas Unified School District, which is ranked #67 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 93% has decreased from 96% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#68 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Milpitas Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
65%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Milpitas 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.
74%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Milpitas 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.
93%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Milpitas Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.51
0.64
# American Indian Students
30 Students
11,449 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
6,774 Students
253,526 Students
% Asian Students
67%
12%
# Hispanic Students
1,990 Students
1,210,385 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
55%
# Black Students
186 Students
118,812 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
404 Students
492,294 Students
% White Students
4%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
49 Students
9,615 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
624 Students
103,544 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
857
24,378
# Students in 1st Grade:
782
22,510
# Students in 2nd Grade:
799
23,295
# Students in 3rd Grade:
778
23,310
# Students in 4th Grade:
770
23,453
# Students in 5th Grade:
683
23,769
# Students in 6th Grade:
757
31,687
# Students in 7th Grade:
703
40,948
# Students in 8th Grade:
725
43,682
# Students in 9th Grade:
735
484,137
# Students in 10th Grade:
845
494,853
# Students in 11th Grade:
785
478,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
842
489,872
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,585 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,227 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$167 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Milpitas 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
$183 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Milpitas 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
$16,585
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Milpitas 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
$18,227
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in Milpitas 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 Milpitas Unified School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Milpitas High School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1285 Escuela Pkwy.
Milpitas, CA 95035
(408) 635-2800
Grades: 9-12
| 3,077 students
Rank: #22.
Calaveras Hills
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1331 E. Calaveras Blvd.
Milpitas, CA 95035
(408) 635-2690
Grades: 9-12
| 116 students
Rank: n/an/a
1450 Escuela Pkwy.
Milpitas, CA 95035
(408) 947-5355
Grades: 9-12
| 14 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 15 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 10,061 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in CA)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 65% (Top 10%)
  • : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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