Palo Verde Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,006 students in Palo Verde Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Palo Verde Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Palo Verde Unified School District are Felix J. Appleby Elementary School, Palo Verde High School and Margaret White Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Palo Verde Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Palo Verde Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
6 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
3,006 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
127 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Palo Verde Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 988 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1578 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Palo Verde Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palo Verde 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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palo Verde 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Palo Verde Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.48
0.64
# American Indian Students
25 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
32 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
2,093 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
69%
54%
# Black Students
202 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
7%
5%
# White Students
591 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
20%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
9 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
54 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
251
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
230
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
221
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
199
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
222
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
227
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
230
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
238
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
230
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
242
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
233
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
252
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
231
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,875 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,762 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$42 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Palo Verde Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$38 MM
$29 MM
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Revenue / Student
$13,875
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Palo Verde Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,762
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Palo Verde Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Palo Verde Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Felix J. Appleby Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10321 Vernon Ave.
Blythe, CA 92225
(760) 922-7174
Grades: K-8
| 720 students
Rank: #22.
Palo Verde High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
667 N. Lovekin Blvd.
Blythe, CA 92225
(760) 922-7148
Grades: 9-12
| 870 students
Rank: #33.
Margaret White Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
610 N. Brd.way
Blythe, CA 92225
(760) 922-5159
Grades: K-8
| 684 students
Rank: #44.
Ruth Brown Elementary School
Math: 17% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
241 N. Seventh Ave.
Blythe, CA 92225
(760) 922-7164
Grades: K-8
| 644 students
Rank: #55.
Twin Palms Continuation
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
811 W. Chanslor Way
Blythe, CA 92225
(760) 922-4884
Grades: 9-12
| 88 students
295 E. Chanslor Way
Blythe, CA 92225
(760) 922-4164
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 3,006 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48

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