Palo Alto Unified School District

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Overview

School District NamePalo Alto Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.pausd.org
School District Phone Number(650) 329-3700
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools19 Schools10,322 Schools
# of Students12,221 Students6,196,271 Students
# of Teachers725 Teachers264,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:123:1

District Comparison

  • Palo Alto Unified School District, which is ranked within the
    10/
    10
    , top 5% 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 95% has increased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palo Alto 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)
83%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palo Alto 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
95%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Palo Alto Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.700.64
# of American Indian Students19 Students32,941 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students4,424 Students719,599 Students
% Asian Students
36%
12%
# of Hispanic Students1,569 Students3,366,608 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
54%
# of Black Students211 Students337,796 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# of White Students4,712 Students1,437,339 Students
% White Students
38%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students106 Students28,785 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# of Two or more races Students1,180 Students273,002 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:837530,276
# of Students in 1st Grade:767455,064
# of Students in 2nd Grade:838454,352
# of Students in 3rd Grade:866446,005
# of Students in 4th Grade:878465,237
# of Students in 5th Grade:928470,637
# of Students in 6th Grade:959484,746
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,030474,570
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,031472,071
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,071493,593
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,030481,887
# of Students in 11th Grade:995473,739
# of Students in 12th Grade:965485,939
# of Ungraded Students:268,155

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,453 is higher than the state average of 10657. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $14,783 is higher 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$179 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Palo Alto Unified  School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$183 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Palo Alto Unified  School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,45310657
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Palo Alto Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$14,78310724
This chart display average spending per public school student in Palo Alto Unified  School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Palo Alto Unified School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Herbert Hoover Elementary School Math: 94% | Reading: 88%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 1%
    445 E. Charleston Rd.
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
    (650) 320-8106

    Grades: K-5 | 397 students
  • Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School Math: 87% | Reading: 88%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 1%
    480 E. Meadow Dr.
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
    (650) 856-5188

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,202 student
  • Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 88%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 1%
    1711 Stanford Ave.
    Stanford, CA 94305
    (650) 856-1622

    Grades: K-5 | 442 students
  • Henry M. Gunn High School Math: 86% | Reading: 90%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 1%
    780 Arastradero Rd.
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
    (650) 354-8200

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,008 students
  • Juana Briones Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 1%
    4100 Orme St.
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
    (650) 856-0877

    Grades: K-5 | 314 students
  • Duveneck Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 86%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    705 Alester Ave.
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    (650) 322-5946

    Grades: K-5 | 430 students
  • Palo Alto High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    50 Embarcadero Rd.
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    (650) 329-3701

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,072 students
  • Terman Middle School Math: 81% | Reading: 82%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    655 Arastradero Rd.
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
    (650) 856-9810

    Grades: 6-8 | 691 students
  • Walter Hays Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 79%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    1525 Midfield Rd.
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    (650) 322-5956

    Grades: K-5 | 389 students
  • Palo Verde Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 78%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    3450 Louis Rd.
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    (650) 856-1672

    Grades: K-5 | 399 students
  • David Starr Jordan Middle School Math: 80% | Reading: 80%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    750 N. California Ave.
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    (408) 494-8120

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,119 student
  • Ohlone Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 78%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    950 Amarillo Ave.
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    (650) 856-1726

    Grades: K-5 | 567 students
  • El Carmelo Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    3024 Bryant St.
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
    (650) 856-0960

    Grades: K-5 | 377 students
  • Addison Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    650 Addison Ave.
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    (650) 322-5935

    Grades: K-5 | 435 students
  • Fairmeadow Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 74%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 10%
    500 E. Meadow Dr.
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
    (650) 856-0845

    Grades: K-5 | 469 students
  • Escondido Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 68%
    Rank:
    9/
    10
    , Top 20%
    890 Escondido Rd.
    Stanford, CA 94305
    (650) 856-1337

    Grades: K-5 | 538 students
  • Barron Park Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank:
    8/
    10
    , Top 30%
    800 Barron Ave.
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
    (650) 858-0508

    Grades: K-5 | 259 students
  • Greendell
    4120 Midfield Rd.
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    (650) 856-0833

    Grades: K-5 | 93 students
  • Packard Children's Hospital/stanford Alternative School
    725 Welch Rd.
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    (650) 497-8230

    Grades: K-12 | 20 students
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