Pacific Grove Unified School District

435 Hillcrest Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950-4900
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Pacific Grove Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,812 students in Pacific Grove Unified School District.
Public Schools in Pacific Grove Unified School District have a diversity score of 0.60, which is less than the California public school average of 0.63.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
5 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
1,812 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
110 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
(18-19)
65%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pacific Grove 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.
<50%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pacific Grove 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.
90-94%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pacific Grove Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.60
0.63
# American Indian Students
18 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
201 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
11%
12%
# Hispanic Students
380 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
56%
# Black Students
38 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
1,059 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
59%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
17 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
98 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
161
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
121
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
133
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
140
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
140
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
144
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
125
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
139
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
126
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
162
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
124
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
143
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
154
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $26,560 is higher than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,955 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$48 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pacific Grove 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
$43 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Pacific Grove 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
$26,560
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pacific Grove 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
$23,955
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pacific Grove 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 Pacific Grove Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Robert Down Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 79% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
485 Pine Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(831) 646-6540
Grades: K-5
| 431 students
Rank: #22.
Pacific Grove High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
615 Sunset Dr.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(831) 646-6590
Grades: 9-12
| 570 students
Rank: #33.
Pacific Grove Middle School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 81% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
835 Forest Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(831) 646-6568
Grades: 6-8
| 390 students
Rank: #44.
Forest Grove Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1065 Congress Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(831) 646-6560
Grades: K-5
| 408 students
Rank: #55.
Community High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1004 David Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(831) 646-6535
Grades: 9-12
| 13 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Pacific Grove Unified School District?
Pacific Grove Unified School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,812 students.
What is the racial composition of students in Pacific Grove Unified School District?
59% of Pacific Grove Unified School District students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Pacific Grove Unified School District?
Pacific Grove Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Pacific Grove Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $23,955 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 1,812 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : 90-94%
  • : 65%
  • : <50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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