North Monterey County Unified School District

8142 Moss Landing Rd.
Moss Landing, CA 95039 - 0049
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Grades: KG - 12

Top Rankings

North Monterey County 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 2022-23 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 4,582 students in North Monterey County Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in North Monterey County Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in North Monterey County Unified School District are Prunedale Elementary School, North Monterey County High School and Castroville Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. North Monterey County Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 91% 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
8 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
4,582 Students
5,952,849 Students
# Teachers
204 Teachers
264,836 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

North Monterey County Unified School District, which is ranked #1521 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 89% has increased from 79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1578 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of North Monterey County Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Monterey County 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)
34%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Monterey County 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
89%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of North Monterey County 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
0.20
0.63
# American Indian Students
7 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
41 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
4,082 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
89%
56%
# Black Students
8 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
408 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
9%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
26 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
365
458,222
# Students in 1st Grade:
318
423,251
# Students in 2nd Grade:
344
429,440
# Students in 3rd Grade:
364
436,251
# Students in 4th Grade:
338
443,978
# Students in 5th Grade:
354
446,282
# Students in 6th Grade:
357
437,766
# Students in 7th Grade:
339
457,689
# Students in 8th Grade:
364
465,106
# Students in 9th Grade:
358
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
346
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
368
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
367
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,240 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 $15,215 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)
$65 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of North Monterey County 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)
$70 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of North Monterey County 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
$14,240
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in North Monterey County 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
$15,215
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in North Monterey County 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 North Monterey County Unified School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Prunedale Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
17719 Pesante Rd.
Salinas, CA 93907
(831) 663-3963
Grades: K-6
| 661 students
Rank: #22.
North Monterey County High School
Math: 11% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
13990 Castroville Blvd.
Castroville, CA 95012
(831) 633-5221
Grades: 9-12
| 1,257 students
Rank: #33.
Castroville Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
11161 Merritt St.
Castroville, CA 95012
(831) 633-2570
Grades: K-6
| 626 students
Rank: #44.
Elkhorn Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2235 Elkhorn Rd.
Castroville, CA 95012
(831) 633-2405
Grades: K-6
| 625 students
Rank: #55.
North Monterey County Center For Independent Study
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
17500 Pesante Rd.
Salinas, CA 93907
(831) 633-7050
Grades: K-12
| 175 students
Rank: #66.
Central Bay High (Continuation)
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
17500 Pesante Rd.
Salinas, CA 93907
(831) 663-2997
Grades: 9-12
| 48 students
Rank: #77.
Echo Valley Elementary School
Math: 17% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
147 Echo Valley Rd.
Salinas, CA 93907
(831) 663-2308
Grades: K-6
| 511 students
Rank: #88.
North Monterey County Middle School
Math: 15% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
10301 Seymour St.
Castroville, CA 95012
(831) 633-3391
Grades: 7-8
| 679 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 8
  • Enrollment: 4,582 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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