Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 17 public schools in Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, serving 11,346 students.
  • Public school in Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 72% (versus the California public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 78% (versus the 48% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 5% of public schools in California.
  • The top ranked public schools in Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District are Silver Spur Elementary School, Cornerstone At Pedregal Elementary School and Point Vicente Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is more than the California public school average of 23:1.

Overview

School District NamePalos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.pvpusd.net
School District Phone Number(310)378-9966
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools17 Schools10,323 Schools
# of Students11,346 Students6,196,381 Students
# of Teachers459 Teachers264,762 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1

District Comparison

  • Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,005 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 98% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palos Verdes Peninsula 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)
78%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palos Verdes Peninsula 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
98%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.680.64
# of American Indian Students21 Students32,941 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students3,381 Students719,628 Students
% Asian Students
30%
12%
# of Hispanic Students1,464 Students3,366,787 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
54%
# of Black Students262 Students337,803 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# of White Students5,267 Students1,437,368 Students
% White Students
47%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students18 Students28,797 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students933 Students273,034 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:804530,332
# of Students in 1st Grade:670455,112
# of Students in 2nd Grade:761454,412
# of Students in 3rd Grade:673446,053
# of Students in 4th Grade:736465,277
# of Students in 5th Grade:836470,673
# of Students in 6th Grade:886484,739
# of Students in 7th Grade:885474,585
# of Students in 8th Grade:911472,087
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,049493,582
# of Students in 10th Grade:948481,886
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,093473,644
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,094485,844
# of Ungraded Students: - 8,155

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,760 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,675. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,594 is less than the state average of $10,743. 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$104 MM$18 MM
This chart display total revenue of Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified  School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$114 MM$18 MM
This chart display total spending of Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified  School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,760$10,675
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,594$10,743
This chart display average spending per public school student in Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified  School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Cornerstone At Pedregal Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 5%
    6069 Groveoak Pl.
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
    (310)378-0324

    Grades: K-5 | 409 students
  • Dapplegray Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 84%
    Rank: Top 5%
    3011 Palos Verdes Dr. N.
    Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
    (310)541-3706

    Grades: K-5 | 639 students
  • Lunada Bay Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 20%
    520 Paseo Lunado
    Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
    (310)377-3005

    Grades: K-5 | 369 students
  • Mira Catalina Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 10%
    30511 Lucania Dr.
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
    (310)377-6731

    Grades: K-5 | 370 students
  • Miraleste Intermediate Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    29323 Palos Verdes Dr. E.
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
    (310)732-0900

    Grades: 6-8 | 917 students
  • Montemalaga Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 77%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1121 Via Nogales
    Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
    (310)378-5228

    Grades: K-5 | 476 students
  • Palos Verdes High School Math: 66% | Reading: 73%
    Rank: Top 10%
    600 Cloyden Rd.
    Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
    (310)378-8471

    Grades: 9-12 | 1778 students
  • Palos Verdes Intermediate Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
    Rank: Top 10%
    2161 Via Olivera
    Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
    (310)544-4816

    Grades: 6-8 | 855 students
  • Palos Verdes Peninsula High School Math: 75% | Reading: 86%
    Rank: Top 5%
    27118 Silver Spur Rd.
    Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
    (310)377-4888

    Grades: 9-12 | 2348 students
  • Point Vicente Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 5%
    30540 Rue De La Pierre
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
    (310)377-6972

    Grades: K-5 | 332 students
  • Rancho Del Mar High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    38 Crest Rd. W.
    Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
    (310)377-6691

    Grades: 10-12 | 58 students
  • Rancho Vista Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 20%
    4323 Palos Verdes Dr. N.
    Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
    (310)378-8388

    Grades: K-5 | 426 students
  • Ridgecrest Intermediate Math: 75% | Reading: 79%
    Rank: Top 5%
    28915 N.bay Rd.
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
    (310)544-2747

    Grades: 6-8 | 910 students
  • Silver Spur Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 89%
    Rank: Top 1%
    5500 Ironwood St.
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
    (310)378-5011

    Grades: K-5 | 540 students
  • Soleado Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 81%
    Rank: Top 5%
    27800 Longhill Dr.
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
    (310)377-6854

    Grades: K-5 | 467 students
  • Sunrise Pre-school
    3801 Via La Selva
    Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
    (310)791-5078

    Grades: K | 1 students
  • Vista Grande Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
    Rank: Top 5%
    7032 Purpleridge Dr.
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
    (310)377-6066

    Grades: K-5 | 451 students
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