Petaluma City Elementary School District

200 Douglas St.
Petaluma, CA 94952-2567
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,131 students in Petaluma City Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Petaluma City Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 10% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 15% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
8 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
2,131 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
102 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Petaluma City Elementary School District, which is ranked #1120 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 50% has decreased from PS% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#1128 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Petaluma City Elementary  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≤10%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Petaluma City Elementary  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 2020-21 school year data.
11-19%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Petaluma City Elementary  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 2020-21 school year data.
≥50%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Petaluma City Elementary  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.58
0.63
# American Indian Students
20 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
60 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
3%
12%
# Hispanic Students
696 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
33%
56%
# Black Students
20 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
1,185 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
55%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
141 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
395
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
256
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
253
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
285
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
281
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
273
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
295
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
9
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
5
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
12
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
13
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
16
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
38
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (06-07)
$85 MM
$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Petaluma City Elementary  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Spending (06-07)
$80 MM
$18 MM
This chart display total spending of Petaluma City Elementary  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Revenue / Student (06-07)
$38,910
$11,879
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Petaluma City Elementary  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Spending / Student (06-07)
$36,564
$11,317
This chart display average spending per public school student in Petaluma City Elementary  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.

Best Petaluma City Elementary School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mckinley Elementary School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 70-74% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
110 Ellis St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-4750
Grades: K-6
| 382 students
Rank: #22.
Grant Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 70% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
200 Grant Ave.
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-4742
Grades: K-6
| 363 students
Rank: #33.
Penngrove Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
365 Adobe Rd.
Penngrove, CA 94951
(707) 778-4755
Grades: K-6
| 479 students
Rank: #44.
Mcnear Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 52% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
605 Sunnyslope Ave.
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-4752
Grades: K-6
| 323 students
Rank: #55.
Valley Vista Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
730 N. Webster St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-4762
Grades: K-6
| 215 students
Rank: #66.
Mcdowell Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
421 S. Mcdowell Blvd.
Petaluma, CA 94954
(707) 778-4745
Grades: K-6
| 224 students
Rank: #77.
South County Consortium
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Douglas St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-4641
Grades: K-12
| 145 students
Rank: n/an/a
Valley Oaks Elementary (Alternative)
Alternative School
540 Vallejo St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-4794
Grades: K-6
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Petaluma City Elementary School District?
Petaluma City Elementary School District manages 8 public schools serving 2,131 students.
What is the rank of Petaluma City Elementary School District?
Petaluma City Elementary School District is ranked #1120 out of 1,167 school districts in California (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Petaluma City Elementary School District?
55% of Petaluma City Elementary School District students are White, 33% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Petaluma City Elementary School District?
Petaluma City Elementary School District has a student/teacher ratio of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 2,131 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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