Petaluma Joint Union High School District

200 Douglas St.
Petaluma, CA 94952-2567
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Petaluma Joint Union High School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 5,037 students in Petaluma Joint Union High School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Petaluma Joint Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 47% 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
10 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
5,037 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
242 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Petaluma Joint Union High School District, which is ranked #247 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 88% has decreased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#236 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Petaluma Joint Union High  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
44%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Petaluma Joint Union High  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.
60%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Petaluma Joint Union High  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.
88%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Petaluma Joint Union High  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.59
0.63
# American Indian Students
27 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
173 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
4%
12%
# Hispanic Students
1,808 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
36%
56%
# Black Students
51 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
2,674 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
53%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
20 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
267 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
51
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
38
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
45
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
51
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
41
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
45
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
46
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
714
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
792
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
739
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
825
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
790
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
860
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

Best Petaluma Joint Union High School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Petaluma Accelerated Charter
Charter School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
110 Ellis St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-4750
Grades: 7-8
| 120 students
Rank: #22.
Carpe Diem High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
199 Fair St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-4796
Grades: 9-12
| 30 students
Rank: #33.
Petaluma High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
201 Fair St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-4651
Grades: 9-12
| 1,306 students
Rank: #44.
Valley Oaks High (Alternative)
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
540 Vallejo St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-4794
Grades: 7-12
| 58 students
Rank: #55.
Sonoma Mountain High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
299 Casa Grande Rd.
Petaluma, CA 94954
(707) 778-4738
Grades: 9-12
| 21 students
Rank: #66.
Mary Collins Charter School At Cherry Valley
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1001 Cherry St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-4740
Grades: K-8
| 411 students
Rank: #77.
Casa Grande High School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
333 Casa Grande Rd.
Petaluma, CA 94954
(707) 778-4677
Grades: 9-12
| 1,725 students
Rank: #88.
Kenilworth Junior High School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
800 Riesling Rd.
Petaluma, CA 94954
(707) 778-4710
Grades: 7-8
| 790 students
Rank: #99.
Petaluma Junior High School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
700 Bantam Way
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-4724
Grades: 7-8
| 501 students
Rank: #1010.
San Antonio High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Vallejo St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-4758
Grades: 9-12
| 75 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Petaluma Joint Union High School District?
Petaluma Joint Union High School District manages 10 public schools serving 5,037 students.
What is the rank of Petaluma Joint Union High School District?
Petaluma Joint Union High School District is ranked #247 out of 1,167 school districts in California (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Petaluma Joint Union High School District?
53% of Petaluma Joint Union High School District students are White, 36% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Petaluma Joint Union High School District?
Petaluma Joint Union High 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: 10 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 5,037 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : 88% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 44% (Top 30%)
  • : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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