Morongo Unified School District

5715 Utah Trail
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-0980
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Morongo 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 17 public schools serving 7,578 students in Morongo Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Morongo Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
17 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
7,578 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
377 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Morongo Unified School District, which is ranked #856 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 77% has decreased from 88% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#847 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Morongo Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
15%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Morongo 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.
38%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Morongo 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.
77%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Morongo Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.63
0.63
# American Indian Students
64 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
240 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
3%
12%
# Hispanic Students
2,731 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
36%
56%
# Black Students
594 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
8%
5%
# White Students
3,681 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
49%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
84 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
179 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
668
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
647
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
582
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
601
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
569
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
604
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
544
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
589
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
580
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
548
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
584
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
496
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
566
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,813 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,792 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$143 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Morongo 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
$127 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Morongo 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
$18,813
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Morongo 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
$16,792
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Morongo 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 Morongo Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Condor Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2551 Condor Rd.
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 367-0750
Grades: K-6
| 417 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Palm Vista Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
74350 Baseline
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 367-7538
Grades: K-6
| 364 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Yucca Mesa Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3380 Avalon Ave.
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 228-1777
Grades: K-6
| 402 students
Rank: #44.
Morongo Valley Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10951 Hess Blvd.
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 363-6216
Grades: K-6
| 172 students
Rank: #55.
Twentynine Palms High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
72750 Wildcat Way
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 367-9591
Grades: 9-12
| 775 students
Rank: #66.
Friendly Hills Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 46% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7252 Sunny Vista Rd.
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 366-3812
Grades: K-6
| 267 students
Rank: #77.
Twentynine Palms Elementary School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
74350 Playa Vista
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 367-3545
Grades: K-6
| 550 students
Rank: #88.
Onaga Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 40% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
58001 Onaga
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 369-6333
Grades: K-6
| 595 students
Rank: #99.
Landers Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
56450 Reche Rd.
Brawley, CA 92227
(760) 364-2382
Grades: K-6
| 131 students
Rank: #1010.
Yucca Valley High School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7600 Sage Ave.
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 365-3391
Grades: 9-12
| 1,303 students
Rank: #1111.
Twentynine Palms Junior High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5798 Utah Trail
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 367-9507
Grades: 7-8
| 449 students
Rank: #1212.
Yucca Valley Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 36% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7601 Hopi Trail
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 365-3381
Grades: K-6
| 542 students
Rank: #1313.
Oasis Elementary School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
73175 El Paseo
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 367-3595
Grades: K-6
| 485 students
Rank: #1414.
La Contenta Middle School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7050 La Contenta Rd.
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 228-1802
Grades: 7-8
| 719 students
Rank: #1515.
Joshua Tree Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6051 Sunburst Dr.
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 366-8459
Grades: K-6
| 293 students
Rank: #1616.
Black Rock Alternative/continuation
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
59273 Sunnyslope
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 365-5922
Grades: 9-12
| 114 students
Rank: n/an/a
Preschool
5715 Utah Trail
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 367-9191
Grades: n/a
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Morongo Unified School District?
Morongo Unified School District manages 17 public schools serving 7,578 students.
What is the rank of Morongo Unified School District?
Morongo Unified School District is ranked #856 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 Morongo Unified School District?
49% of Morongo Unified School District students are White, 36% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Morongo Unified School District?
Morongo Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Morongo Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,792 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 18% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 17 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 7,578 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • : 77% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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