Pajaro Valley Unified School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 33 public schools managed by Pajaro Valley Unified School District serving 20,400 students in Watsonville, California.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California state average of 76%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is more than the state average of 23:1.

Pajaro Valley Unified School District (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Watsonville Alianza Charter Charter School
    115 Casserly Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6333

    Grades: K-8 | 676 students
  • Watsonville Amesti Elementary School
    25 Amesti Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6250

    Grades: K-5 | 613 students
  • Watsonville Ann Soldo Elementary School
    1140 Menasco Dr.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)786-1310

    Grades: K-5 | 627 students
  • Aptos Aptos High School
    100 Mariner Way
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831)686-6565

    Grades: 9-12 | 1458 students
  • Aptos Aptos Junior High School
    1001 Hntngtn Dr.
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831)688-3234

    Grades: 7-8 | 693 students
  • Watsonville Bradley Elementary School
    321 Corralitos Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6366

    Grades: K-6 | 558 students
  • Watsonville Calabasas Elementary School
    202 Calabasas Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6368

    Grades: K-6 | 660 students
  • Watsonville Ceiba College Preparatory Academy Charter School
    260 W. Riverside Dr.
    Watsonville, CA 95077
    (831)740-8800

    Grades: 6-12 | 509 students
  • Watsonville Cesar E. Chavez Middle School
    440 Arthur Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)761-7699

    Grades: 6-8 | 646 students
  • Watsonville Diamond Technology Institute Charter School
    112 Diamond Dr.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6225

    Grades: 9-12 | 66 students
  • Watsonville E. A. Hall Middle School
    201 Brewington Ave.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6270

    Grades: 6-8 | 662 students
  • Freedom Freedom Elementary School
    25 Holly Dr.
    Freedom, CA 95019
    (831)728-6260

    Grades: K-5 | 652 students
  • Watsonville H. A. Hyde Elementary School
    125 Alta Vista St.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6243

    Grades: K-5 | 544 students
  • Watsonville Hall District Elementary School
    300 Sill Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6371

    Grades: K-5 | 583 students
  • Watsonville Lakeview Middle School
    2350 E. Lake Ave.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6455

    Grades: 6-8 | 680 students
  • Watsonville Landmark Elementary School
    235 Ohlone Pkwy.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)761-7940

    Grades: K-5 | 582 students
  • Watsonville Linscott Charter Charter School
    220 Elm St.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6301

    Grades: K-8 | 276 students
  • Aptos Mar Vista Elementary School
    6860 Soquel Dr.
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831)688-5211

    Grades: K-6 | 468 students
  • Watsonville Mintie White Elementary School
    515 Palm Ave.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6321

    Grades: K-5 | 689 students
  • Watsonville New School Community Day Alternative School
    165 Harkins Slough Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)761-6140

    Grades: 7-12 | 40 students
  • Watsonville Ohlone Elementary School
    21 Bay Farms Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6977

    Grades: K-5 | 542 students
  • Watsonville Pacific Coast Charter Charter School
    294 Green Valley Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)761-6021

    Grades: K-12 | 242 students
  • Watsonville Pajaro Middle School
    250 Salinas Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6238

    Grades: 6-8 | 457 students
  • Watsonville Pajaro Valley High School
    500 Harkins Slough Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-8102

    Grades: 9-12 | 1406 students
  • Watsonville Radcliff Elementary School
    550 Rodriguez St.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6469

    Grades: K-5 | 553 students
  • Watsonville Renaissance High Continuation Alternative School
    11 Spring Valley Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6344

    Grades: 9-12 | 165 students
  • Aptos Rio Del Mar Elementary School
    819 Pinehurst Dr.
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831)688-2053

    Grades: K-6 | 581 students
  • Watsonville Rolling Hills Middle School
    130 Herman Ave.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6341

    Grades: 6-8 | 639 students
  • Watsonville Starlight Elementary School
    225 Hammer Dr.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6974

    Grades: K-5 | 665 students
  • Watsonville T. S. Macquiddy Elementary School
    330 Martinelli St.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6315

    Grades: K-5 | 625 students
  • Aptos Valencia Elementary School
    250 Aptos Sch Rd.
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831)688-2013

    Grades: K-6 | 546 students
  • Watsonville Watsonville Charter School Of The Arts Charter School
    115 Casserly Rd. W. Campus
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-8123

    Grades: K-8 | 331 students
  • Watsonville Watsonville High School
    250 E. Beach St.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6390

    Grades: 9-12 | 1966 students

Overview

School District NamePajaro Valley Unified School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students20,400 students
# of Teachers823 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio25:1
# of Male Students10,294 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students10,106 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.30
# of American Indian Students33 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students333 students
% Asian Students
2%
# of Hispanic Students16,671 students
% Hispanic Students
82%
# of Black Students99 students
% Black Students
n/a
# of White Students3,179 students
% White Students
16%
# of Hawaiian Students20 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students65 students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,768
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,575
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,625
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,659
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,704
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,743
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,619
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,611
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,558
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,503
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,444
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,331
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,260
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Pajaro Valley Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 86% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
38%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
48%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
83%
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 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,238 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,798. 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 $11,280. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$205 MM$17 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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,238$10,798
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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,841$11,280
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 2016-17 school year data.
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