Oceanside Unified School District

2111 Mission Ave.
Oceanside, CA 92058-2326
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Oceanside 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 2024 school year, there are 20 public elementary schools serving 11,183 students in Oceanside Unified School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in California.
Public Elementary Schools in Oceanside Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the California public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public elementary school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
24 Schools
7,688 Schools
# Students
16,239 Students
3,823,691 Students
# Teachers
680 Teachers
173,564 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Oceanside Unified School District, which is ranked #514 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 88% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#514 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Oceanside Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
31%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oceanside 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 2020-21 school year data.
51%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oceanside 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 2020-21 school year data.
84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Oceanside Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.59
0.63
# American Indian Students
48 Students
17,644 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
700 Students
438,824 Students
% Asian Students
4%
12%
# Hispanic Students
9,734 Students
2,121,275 Students
% Hispanic Students
60%
56%
# Black Students
643 Students
196,205 Students
% Black Students
4%
5%
# White Students
3,558 Students
807,801 Students
% White Students
22%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
291 Students
15,388 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,255 Students
222,553 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
1,481
467,614
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,172
408,263
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,257
421,114
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,089
426,435
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,184
432,748
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,174
440,654
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,228
440,527
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,171
307,721
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,195
321,532
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,318
40,526
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,291
37,922
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,302
36,984
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,377
41,633
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,008 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,789 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$276 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Oceanside 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
$256 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Oceanside 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
$17,008
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Oceanside 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
$15,789
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in Oceanside 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 Oceanside Unified School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Santa Margarita Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 64% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Carnes Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 901-7900
Grades: K-8
| 528 students
Rank: #22.
Ivey Ranch Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 64% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4275 Via Rancho Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92057
(760) 966-4800
Grades: K-5
| 705 students
Rank: #33.
North Terrace Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 63% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
141 Santa Rosa Dr.
Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 901-7500
Grades: K-8
| 763 students
Rank: #44.
Palmquist Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 56% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1999 Ca St.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 901-8500
Grades: K-5
| 537 students
Rank: #55.
Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 48% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1290 Ivey Ranch Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92057
(760) 901-8800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,238 students
Rank: #66.
Stuart Mesa Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 47% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 Yamanaka Way
Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 901-7700
Grades: K-8
| 564 students
Rank: #77.
South Oceanside Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 45% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1806 S. Horne St.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 435-2100
Grades: K-5
| 521 students
Rank: #88.
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 47% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3701 Kelton Dr.
Oceanside, CA 92056
(760) 901-8400
Grades: K-5
| 463 students
Rank: #99.
Reynolds Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 44% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4575 Douglas Dr.
Oceanside, CA 92057
(760) 901-7200
Grades: K-5
| 568 students
Rank: #1010.
Louise Foussat Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 43% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3800 Pala Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 721-2200
Grades: K-5
| 485 students
Rank: #1111.
Surfside Academy
Alternative School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1125 S. Ditmar St.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 901-8600
Grades: K-12
| 410 students
Rank: #1212.
Lincoln Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 44% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 Ca St.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 901-8900
Grades: 6-8
| 717 students
Rank: #1313.
Nichols Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 40% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4250 Old Grove Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92057
(760) 435-7400
Grades: K-5
| 526 students
Rank: #1414.
Libby Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 36% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
423 W. Redondo Dr.
Oceanside, CA 92057
(760) 901-7000
Grades: K-5
| 372 students
Rank: #1515.
Cesar Chavez Middle School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 43% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
202 Oleander Dr.
Oceanside, CA 92057
(760) 966-4900
Grades: 6-8
| 680 students
Rank: #1616.
Mission Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 32% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2100 Mission Ave.
Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 966-8700
Grades: K-5
| 434 students
Rank: #1717.
Laurel Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 31% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1410 Laurel St.
Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 966-4200
Grades: K-5
| 410 students
Rank: #1818.
Del Rio Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5200 N. River Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92057
(760) 901-7300
Grades: K-5
| 325 students
Rank: #1919.
Jefferson Middle School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 29% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
823 Acacia St.
Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 966-4700
Grades: 6-8
| 475 students
Rank: #2020.
San Luis Rey Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3535 Hacienda Dr.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 721-2300
Grades: K-5
| 462 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 24 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 16,239 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • : 84% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 31% (Top 50%)
  • : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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