Novato Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 7,829 students in Novato Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Novato Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Novato Unified School District are Pleasant Valley Elementary School, Sinaloa Middle School and Rancho Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Novato Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Novato Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
17 Schools
10,330 Schools
# Students
7,829 Students
6,192,888 Students
# Teachers
367 Teachers
264,566 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Novato Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 989 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 91% has decreased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#500 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Novato Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Novato 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)
55%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Novato 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
91%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Novato 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
0.63
0.64
# American Indian Students
52 Students
32,921 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
495 Students
718,659 Students
% Asian Students
6%
12%
# Hispanic Students
2,844 Students
3,363,800 Students
% Hispanic Students
36%
54%
# Black Students
186 Students
337,130 Students
% Black Students
3%
5%
# White Students
3,767 Students
1,436,225 Students
% White Students
48%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
17 Students
28,731 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
468 Students
272,750 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
665
530,055
# Students in 1st Grade:
501
456,554
# Students in 2nd Grade:
518
453,997
# Students in 3rd Grade:
542
445,706
# Students in 4th Grade:
561
464,918
# Students in 5th Grade:
574
470,293
# Students in 6th Grade:
624
484,340
# Students in 7th Grade:
565
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
623
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
672
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
682
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
639
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
663
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,117 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,033. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,380 is less than the state median of $16,124. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$118 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Novato Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$105 MM
$29 MM
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Revenue / Student
$15,117
$16,033
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Novato Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,380
$16,124
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Best Novato Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pleasant Valley Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
755 Sutro Ave.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 897-5104
Grades: K-5
| 463 students
Rank: #22.
Sinaloa Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2045 Vineyard Rd.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 897-2111
Grades: 6-8
| 826 students
Rank: #33.
Rancho Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1430 Johnson St.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 897-3101
Grades: K-5
| 369 students
Rank: #44.
San Ramon Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
45 San Ramon Way
Novato, CA 94945
(415) 897-1196
Grades: K-5
| 476 students
Rank: #55.
Olive Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
629 Plum St.
Novato, CA 94945
(415) 897-2131
Grades: K-5
| 312 students
Rank: #66.
San Jose Intermediate
Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 Sunset Pkwy.
Novato, CA 94949
(415) 883-7831
Grades: 6-8
| 726 students
Rank: #77.
San Marin High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15 San Marin Dr.
Novato, CA 94945
(415) 898-2121
Grades: 9-12
| 1,100 students
Rank: #88.
Novato High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
625 Arthur St.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 898-2125
Grades: 9-12
| 1,442 students
Rank: #99.
Nova Education Center
Alternative School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
720 Diablo Blvd.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 897-7653
Grades: K-12
| 48 students
Rank: #1010.
Loma Verde Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
399 Alameda De La Loma
Novato, CA 94949
(415) 883-4681
Grades: K-5
| 415 students
Rank: #1111.
Lu Sutton Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 Center Rd.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 897-3196
Grades: K-5
| 365 students
Rank: #1212.
Hamilton Meadow Park
Math: 34% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5530 Nave Dr.
Novato, CA 94949
(415) 883-4691
Grades: K-8
| 613 students
Rank: #1313.
Marin Oaks High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
720 Diablo Ave.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 892-8733
Grades: 9-12
| 67 students
Rank: #1414.
Lynwood Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1320 Lynwood Dr.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 897-4161
Grades: K-5
| 336 students
Nexus Academy
Alternative School
720 Diablo Ave.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 897-7653
Grades: 7-10
| 3 students
Novato Charter
Charter School
940 C St.
Novato, CA 94949
(415) 883-4254
Grades: K-8
| 268 students
1430 Johnson St.
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 883-3942
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 7,829 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63

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