Pajaro Valley Unified School District

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 33 public schools in Pajaro Valley Unified School District, serving 20,279 students.
  • Public schools in Pajaro Valley Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 50% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
  • The top ranked public schools in Pajaro Valley Unified School District are Rio Del Mar Elementary School, Valencia Elementary School and Aptos Junior High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is more than the California public school average of 23:1.

Overview

School District NamePajaro Valley Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.pvusd.net
School District Phone Number(831) 786-2100
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools33 Schools10,322 Schools
# of Students20,279 Students6,196,093 Students
# of Teachers831 Teachers264,750 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1

District Comparison

  • Pajaro Valley Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,013 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pajaro Valley 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pajaro Valley 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pajaro Valley Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.310.64
# of American Indian Students29 Students32,941 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students331 Students719,599 Students
% Asian Students
2%
12%
# of Hispanic Students16,543 Students3,366,608 Students
% Hispanic Students
82%
54%
# of Black Students88 Students337,796 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# of White Students3,184 Students1,437,339 Students
% White Students
16%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students18 Students28,785 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students86 Students273,002 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,693530,276
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,624455,064
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,563454,352
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,584446,005
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,635465,237
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,662470,637
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,695484,739
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,577474,585
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,585472,087
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,561493,582
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,464481,886
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,362473,644
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,274485,844
# of Ungraded Students: - 8,155

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,238 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,657. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,841 is less than the state average of $10,724. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$205 MM$18 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pajaro Valley Unified  School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$197 MM$18 MM
This chart display total spending of Pajaro Valley Unified  School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,238$10,657
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pajaro Valley Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,841$10,724
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pajaro Valley Unified  School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Pajaro Valley Unified School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Alianza Charter Charter School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    115 Casserly Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6333

    Grades: K-8 | 670 students
  • Amesti Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 12%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    25 Amesti Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6250

    Grades: K-5 | 599 students
  • Ann Soldo Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1140 Menasco Dr.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 786-1310

    Grades: K-5 | 575 students
  • Aptos High School Math: 32% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 50%
    100 Mariner Way
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831) 728-7832

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,478 student
  • Aptos Junior High School Math: 48% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1001 Hntngtn Dr.
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831) 688-3234

    Grades: 7-8 | 662 students
  • Bradley Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    321 Corralitos Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6366

    Grades: K-6 | 548 students
  • Calabasas Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    202 Calabasas Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6368

    Grades: K-6 | 647 students
  • Ceiba College Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Top 50%
    260 W. Riverside Dr.
    Watsonville, CA 95077
    (831) 740-8800

    Grades: 6-12 | 513 students
  • Cesar E. Chavez Middle School Math: 10% | Reading: 29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    440 Arthur Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 761-7699

    Grades: 6-8 | 636 students
  • Diamond Technology Institute Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    112 Diamond Dr.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6225

    Grades: 9-12 | 66 students
  • E. A. Hall Middle School Math: 7% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    201 Brewington Ave.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6270

    Grades: 6-8 | 656 students
  • Freedom Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    25 Holly Dr.
    Freedom, CA 95019
    (831) 728-6260

    Grades: K-5 | 640 students
  • H. A. Hyde Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    125 Alta Vista St.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6243

    Grades: K-5 | 546 students
  • Hall District Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    300 Sill Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6371

    Grades: K-5 | 557 students
  • Lakeview Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2350 E. Lake Ave.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6455

    Grades: 6-8 | 713 students
  • Landmark Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    235 Ohlone Pkwy.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 761-7940

    Grades: K-5 | 546 students
  • Linscott Charter Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    220 Elm St.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6301

    Grades: K-8 | 277 students
  • Mar Vista Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    6860 Soquel Dr.
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831) 688-5211

    Grades: K-6 | 442 students
  • Mintie White Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    515 Palm Ave.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6321

    Grades: K-5 | 654 students
  • New School Community Day Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    165 Harkins Slough Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 761-6140

    Grades: 7-12 | 55 students
  • Ohlone Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    21 Bay Farms Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6977

    Grades: K-5 | 528 students
  • Pacific Coast Charter Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    294 Green Valley Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 761-6021

    Grades: K-12 | 184 students
  • Pajaro Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 21%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    250 Salinas Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6238

    Grades: 6-8 | 488 students
  • Pajaro Valley High School Math: 13% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    500 Harkins Slough Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-8102

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,406 student
  • Radcliff Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    550 Rodriguez St.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6469

    Grades: K-5 | 550 students
  • Renaissance High Continuation Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    11 Spring Valley Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6344

    Grades: 9-12 | 145 students
  • Rio Del Mar Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 20%
    819 Pinehurst Dr.
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831) 688-2053

    Grades: K-6 | 593 students
  • Rolling Hills Middle School Math: 11% | Reading: 21%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    130 Herman Ave.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6341

    Grades: 6-8 | 629 students
  • Starlight Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 21%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    225 Hammer Dr.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6974

    Grades: K-5 | 646 students
  • T. S. Macquiddy Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    330 Martinelli St.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6315

    Grades: K-5 | 607 students
  • Valencia Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 62%
    Rank: Top 20%
    250 Aptos Sch Rd.
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831) 688-2013

    Grades: K-6 | 558 students
  • Watsonville Charter School Of The Arts Charter School
    Math: 26% | Reading: 41%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    115 Casserly Rd. W. Campus
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-8123

    Grades: K-8 | 349 students
  • Watsonville High School Math: 17% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    250 E. Beach St.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831) 728-6390

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,116 students
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