Newport-Mesa Unified School District

2985 Bear St. Bldg. A
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-4300
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 32 public schools serving 18,315 students in Newport-Mesa Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Newport-Mesa Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Newport-Mesa Unified School District are Roy O. Andersen Elementary School, Maude B. Davis Elementary School and Newport Coast Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Newport-Mesa Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
32 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
18,315 Students
5,952,849 Students
# Teachers
855 Teachers
264,836 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

Newport-Mesa Unified School District, which is ranked #329 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 92% has decreased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#328 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Newport-Mesa Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Newport-Mesa 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)
63%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Newport-Mesa 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
92%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Newport-Mesa Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.62
0.63
# American Indian Students
24 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,019 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
6%
12%
# Hispanic Students
8,557 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
47%
56%
# Black Students
155 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
7,477 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
41%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
92 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
989 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,183
458,222
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,139
423,251
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,161
429,440
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,200
436,251
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,317
443,978
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,302
446,282
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,318
437,766
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,414
457,689
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,552
465,106
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,638
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,604
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,688
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,799
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,188 is higher than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,914 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$370 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Newport-Mesa 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)
$328 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Newport-Mesa 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
$20,188
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Newport-Mesa 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
$17,914
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in Newport-Mesa 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 Newport-Mesa Unified School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Roy O. Andersen Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1900 Port Seabourne Way
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6935
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
Rank: #22.
Maude B. Davis Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1050 Arlington Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7930
Grades: K-6
| 456 students
Rank: #33.
Newport Coast Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6655 Ridge Park Rd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6975
Grades: K-6
| 371 students
Rank: #44.
Harbor View Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
900 Goldenrod Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6940
Grades: K-6
| 275 students
Rank: #55.
Mariners Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2100 Mariners Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6960
Grades: K-6
| 450 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Eastbluff Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2627 Vista Del Oro
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-5920
Grades: K-6
| 321 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Newport Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1327 W. Balboa Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6965
Grades: K-6
| 308 students
Rank: #88.
Early College High School
Alternative School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2990 Mesa Verde Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7990
Grades: 9-12
| 214 students
Rank: #99.
Killybrooke Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3155 Killybrooke Ln.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7945
Grades: K-6
| 282 students
Rank: #1010.
Newport Heights Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 E. 15th St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6970
Grades: K-6
| 434 students
Rank: #1111.
Heinz Kaiser Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2130 Santa Ana Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6950
Grades: 3-6
| 519 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3101 Pacific View Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6955
Grades: K-6
| 302 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
California Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3232 Ca Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7940
Grades: K-6
| 319 students
Rank: #1414.
Corona Del Mar High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2101 E.bluff Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6000
Grades: 7-12
| 2,169 students
Rank: #1515.
Horace Ensign Intermediate
Math: 58% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2000 Cliff Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6910
Grades: 7-8
| 977 students
Rank: #1616.
Sonora Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
966 Sonora Rd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7955
Grades: K-6
| 355 students
Rank: #1717.
Adams Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2850 Club House Rd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7935
Grades: K-6
| 326 students
Rank: #1818.
Newport Harbor High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
600 Irvine Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,266 students
Rank: #1919.
Paularino Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1060 Paularino Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7950
Grades: K-6
| 321 students
Rank: #2020.
Victoria Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1025 Victoria St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6985
Grades: K-6
| 273 students
Rank: #2121.
Costa Mesa High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2650 Fairview Rd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-8700
Grades: 7-12
| 1,665 students
Rank: #2222.
Estancia High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2323 Placentia Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,131 students
Rank: #2323.
Pomona Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2051 Pomona Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6980
Grades: K-6
| 333 students
Rank: #2424.
Charles W. Tewinkle Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3224 Ca Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7965
Grades: 7-8
| 551 students
Rank: #2525.
Monte Vista High/cloud Campus
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
390 Monte Vista Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6900
Grades: K-12
| 1,731 students
Rank: #2626.
Whittier Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 Whittier Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6990
Grades: K-6
| 423 students
Rank: #2727.
College Park Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2380 Notre Dame Rd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 424-7960
Grades: K-6
| 417 students
Rank: #2828.
Everett A. Rea Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
661 Hamilton St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6905
Grades: K-6
| 330 students
Rank: #2929.
Wilson Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Wilson St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6995
Grades: K-6
| 306 students
Rank: #3030.
Back Bay High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
390 Monte Vista Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6900
Grades: 9-12
| 127 students
Rank: n/an/a
Harper
425 E. 18th St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 515-6632
Grades: K
| 1 students
Rank: n/an/a
2025 Garden Ln.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 515-6945
Grades: K-2
| 362 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 32 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 18,315 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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