Palo Verde Unified School District

825 N. Lovekin Blvd.
Blythe, CA 92225-1703
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,809 students in Palo Verde Unified School District.
Public Schools in Palo Verde Unified School District have a diversity score of 0.45, which is less than the California public school average of 0.63.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
6 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
2,809 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
130 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
(18-19)
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.
(18-19)
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.
88%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.45
0.63
# American Indian Students
20 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
22 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
2,032 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
72%
56%
# Black Students
246 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
9%
5%
# White Students
418 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
15%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
66 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
262
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
182
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
219
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
189
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
208
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
217
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
216
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
193
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
213
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
217
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
232
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
243
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
218
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,325 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,366 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$52 MM
$116,387 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$43 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Palo Verde 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
$18,325
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Palo Verde 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
$15,366
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Palo Verde 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 Palo Verde Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

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
| 634 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
| 827 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
| 641 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
| 624 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
| 83 students
Rank: n/an/a
295 E. Chanslor Way
Blythe, CA 92225
(760) 922-4164
Grades: n/a
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Palo Verde Unified School District?
Palo Verde Unified School District manages 6 public schools serving 2,809 students.
What is the racial composition of students in Palo Verde Unified School District?
72% of Palo Verde Unified School District students are Hispanic, 15% of students are White, 9% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Palo Verde Unified School District?
Palo Verde Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.
What is Palo Verde Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,366 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 2,809 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • : 88%
  • : 20%
  • : 34%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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