Natomas Unified School District

1901 Arena Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95834-1905
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 14,179 students in Natomas Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Natomas Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), 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
19 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
14,179 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
652 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

Natomas Unified School District, which is ranked #388 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 94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#395 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Natomas Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Natomas 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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Natomas 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.
Graduation Rate
94%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Natomas Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.79
0.63
# American Indian Students
79 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
3,199 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
23%
12%
# Hispanic Students
4,660 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
33%
56%
# Black Students
2,590 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
18%
5%
# White Students
1,938 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
14%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
236 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,469 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,195
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
975
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,018
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,086
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,044
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,008
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,011
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,051
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
994
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,267
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,267
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,155
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,108
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,613 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,005 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$236 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Natomas 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
$284 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Natomas 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
$16,613
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Natomas Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$20,005
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Natomas Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Natomas Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3700 Del Paso Rd.
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 567-5740
Grades: 9-12
| 632 students
Rank: #22.
American Lakes
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2800 Stonecreek Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 567-5500
Grades: K-8
| 619 students
Rank: #33.
Inderkum High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2500 New Market Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95835
(916) 567-5640
Grades: 9-12
| 2,347 students
Rank: #44.
Leroy Greene Academy
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2950 W. River Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 567-5560
Grades: 6-12
| 758 students
Rank: #55.
Natomas High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3301 Fong Ranch Rd.
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 641-4960
Grades: 9-12
| 1,203 students
Rank: #66.
Heron
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5151 Banfield Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95835
(916) 567-5680
Grades: K-8
| 968 students
Rank: #77.
Discovery High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3401 Fong Ranch Rd.
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 928-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 88 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bannon Creek
2775 Millcreek Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 567-5600
Grades: K-8
| 458 students
Rank: n/an/a
3200 N. Park Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95835
(916) 567-5700
Grades: K-5
| 727 students
Rank: n/an/a
Jefferson
2001 Pebblewood
Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 567-5580
Grades: K-8
| 686 students
Rank: n/an/a
2775 Millcreek Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 567-5608
Grades: K-8
| 416 students
Rank: n/an/a
Natomas Middle School
3200 N. Park Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95835
(916) 567-5540
Grades: 6-8
| 619 students
Rank: n/an/a
4400 E. Commerce Way
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 567-5741
Grades: K-5
| 401 students
Rank: n/an/a
3700 Del Paso Rd.
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 567-5740
Grades: 6-8
| 511 students
Rank: n/an/a
4700 Crest Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95835
(916) 928-5234
Grades: K-5
| 648 students
Rank: n/an/a
Paso Verde
5240 Pv Scholars Ln.
Sacramento, CA 95835
(916) 567-5810
Grades: K-8
| 786 students
Rank: n/an/a
3201 W. River Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 567-5520
Grades: K-5
| 596 students
Rank: n/an/a
Westlake Charter
Charter School
2680 Mabry Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95835
(916) 567-5760
Grades: K-12
| 1,129 students
Rank: n/an/a
3790 Poppy Hill Way
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 567-5620
Grades: K-5
| 587 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Natomas Unified School District?
Natomas Unified School District manages 19 public schools serving 14,179 students.
What is the rank of Natomas Unified School District?
Natomas Unified School District is ranked #388 out of 1,167 school districts in California (top 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: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Natomas Unified School District?
33% of Natomas Unified School District students are Hispanic, 23% of students are Asian, 18% of students are Black, 14% of students are White, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Natomas Unified School District?
Natomas Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.
What is Natomas Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $20,005 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 19 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 14,179 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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