Newark Unified School District

5715 Musick Ave.
Newark, CA 94560-0385
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 5,166 students in Newark Unified School District.
Public Schools in Newark Unified School District have a diversity score of 0.65, which is more than the California public school average of 0.63.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
12 Schools
10,378 Schools
# Students
5,166 Students
5,877,829 Students
# Teachers
229 Teachers
267,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

The school district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 92% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
(18-19)
38%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Newark 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.
(18-19)
47%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Newark 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.
81%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Newark Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.65
0.63
# American Indian Students
17 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,328 Students
696,650 Students
% Asian Students
26%
12%
# Hispanic Students
2,690 Students
3,281,593 Students
% Hispanic Students
52%
56%
# Black Students
138 Students
296,698 Students
% Black Students
3%
5%
# White Students
511 Students
1,235,110 Students
% White Students
10%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
99 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
372 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
449
469,575
# Students in 1st Grade:
388
408,278
# Students in 2nd Grade:
404
421,129
# Students in 3rd Grade:
386
426,453
# Students in 4th Grade:
356
432,771
# Students in 5th Grade:
384
440,675
# Students in 6th Grade:
374
440,627
# Students in 7th Grade:
357
434,997
# Students in 8th Grade:
339
455,821
# Students in 9th Grade:
419
484,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
443
494,854
# Students in 11th Grade:
419
478,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
448
489,879
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,456 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,418 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$95 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Newark 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
$80 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Newark 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
$18,456
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Newark 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
$15,418
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in Newark 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 Newark Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
John F. Kennedy Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
35430 Blackburn Dr.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3400
Grades: K-6
| 400 students
Rank: #22.
Birch Grove Intermediate
(Math: 56% | Reading: 55% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
37490 Birch St.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3600
Grades: 3-6
| 422 students
Rank: #33.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 57% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
36111 Bettenct. St.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3500
Grades: K-6
| 372 students
Rank: #44.
Birch Grove Primary
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6071 Smith Ave.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3100
Grades: K-6
| 360 students
Rank: #55.
Crossroads High (Alternative)
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
35753 Cedar Blvd.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3720
Grades: K-12
| 162 students
Rank: #66.
Newark Memorial High School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 60% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
39375 Cedar Blvd.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-4300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,634 students
Rank: #77.
Coyote Hills Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 42% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
36270 Cherry St.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3300
Grades: K-6
| 520 students
Rank: #88.
Newark Junior High School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 43% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6201 Lafayette Ave.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3000
Grades: 7-8
| 679 students
Rank: #99.
E. L. Musick Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5735 Musick Ave.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-4000
Grades: K-6
| 176 students
Rank: #1010.
August Schilling Elementary School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 32% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
36901 Spruce St.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3800
Grades: K-6
| 379 students
Rank: #1111.
Bridgepoint High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
35753 Cedar Blvd.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 62 students
35725 Cedar Blvd.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3231
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Newark Unified School District?
Newark Unified School District manages 12 public schools serving 5,166 students.
What is the racial composition of students in Newark Unified School District?
52% of Newark Unified School District students are Hispanic, 26% of students are Asian, 10% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Newark Unified School District?
Newark Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Newark Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,418 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 5,166 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : 81%
  • : 38%
  • : 47%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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