Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District

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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 Schools3 Schools2,800 Schools
# of Students4,184 Students2,122,185 Students
# of Teachers177 Teachers94,727 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio24:122:1

District Comparison

  • Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 545 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 Score0.660.65
# of American Indian Students7 Students13,058 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students1,260 Students248,375 Students
% Asian Students
30%
12%
# of Hispanic Students491 Students1,113,254 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
52%
# of Black Students117 Students123,842 Students
% Black Students
3%
6%
# of White Students2,055 Students528,435 Students
% White Students
49%
25%
# of Hawaiian Students4 Students10,263 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students250 Students85,724 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 10
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 15,497
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 14,568
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 12,920
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 12,729
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 13,265
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 14,251
# of Students in 6th Grade: - 24,746
# of Students in 7th Grade: - 35,097
# of Students in 8th Grade: - 36,424
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,049493,592
# of Students in 10th Grade:948481,925
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,093473,669
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,094485,852
# of Ungraded Students: - 7,640

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 High Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    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 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
  • 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
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