Newark Unified School District

5715 Musick Ave.
Newark, CA 94560-385
(District boundaries shown in map)

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 2023 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 5,501 students in Newark Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Newark Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
13 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
5,501 Students
5,953,047 Students
# Teachers
234 Teachers
264,842 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Newark Unified School District, which is ranked #839 of all 1,873 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(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.
Graduation Rate
87%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Newark Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.65
0.63
# American Indian Students
14 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,413 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
26%
12%
# Hispanic Students
2,864 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
52%
56%
# Black Students
156 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
3%
5%
# White Students
578 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
10%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
98 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
376 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
495
458,234
# Students in 1st Grade:
435
423,255
# Students in 2nd Grade:
427
429,448
# Students in 3rd Grade:
390
436,256
# Students in 4th Grade:
411
444,008
# Students in 5th Grade:
391
446,301
# Students in 6th Grade:
387
437,800
# Students in 7th Grade:
340
457,732
# Students in 8th Grade:
435
465,149
# Students in 9th Grade:
461
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
435
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
413
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
481
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,896 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,723 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$82 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$81 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,896
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Newark Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,723
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in Newark Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Newark Unified School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: n/an/a
36901 Spruce St.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3800
Grades: K-6
| 370 students
Rank: n/an/a
37490 Birch St.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3600
Grades: 3-6
| 453 students
Rank: n/an/a
Birch Grove Primary
6071 Smith Ave.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3100
Grades: K-6
| 418 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bridgepoint High (Continuation)
Alternative School
35753 Cedar Blvd.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 49 students
Rank: n/an/a
Crossroads High (Alternative)
Alternative School
35753 Cedar Blvd.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3720
Grades: K-12
| 30 students
Rank: n/an/a
5735 Musick Ave.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-4000
Grades: K-6
| 272 students
Rank: n/an/a
6580 Mirabeau Dr.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3900
Grades: K-6
| 286 students
Rank: n/an/a
36270 Cherry St.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3300
Grades: K-6
| 365 students
Rank: n/an/a
35430 Blackburn Dr.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3400
Grades: K-6
| 392 students
Rank: n/an/a
36111 Bettenct. St.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3500
Grades: K-6
| 379 students
Rank: n/an/a
6201 Lafayette Ave.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3000
Grades: 7-8
| 774 students
Rank: n/an/a
39375 Cedar Blvd.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-4300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,713 students
35725 Cedar Blvd.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 818-3231
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 13 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 5,501 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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