Pittsburg Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 11,505 students in Pittsburg Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Pittsburg Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Pittsburg Unified School District are Los Medanos Elementary School, Marina Vista Elementary School and Foothill Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Pittsburg Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Pittsburg 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%)

Overview

School District Name
Pittsburg Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
13 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
11,505 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
517 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

Pittsburg Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 988 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1548 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pittsburg Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pittsburg 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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pittsburg 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.
Graduation Rate
88%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pittsburg Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.55
0.64
# American Indian Students
23 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
897 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
8%
12%
# Hispanic Students
7,439 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
65%
54%
# Black Students
1,878 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
16%
5%
# White Students
595 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
5%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
181 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
1%
# Two or more races Students
492 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
946
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
849
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
844
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
838
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
851
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
770
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
935
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
843
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
879
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,108
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
900
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
869
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
854
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
19
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,034 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,031 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$173 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pittsburg Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$184 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Pittsburg Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,034
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pittsburg Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,031
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pittsburg Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Pittsburg Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Los Medanos Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
610 Crowley Ave.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2460
Grades: K-5
| 735 students
Rank: #22.
Marina Vista Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
50 E. Eighth St.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2490
Grades: K-5
| 694 students
Rank: #33.
Foothill Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 Jensen Dr.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2450
Grades: K-5
| 576 students
Rank: #44.
Rancho Medanos Junior High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 Range Rd.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2480
Grades: 6-8
| 963 students
Rank: #55.
Highlands Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4141 Harbor St.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2440
Grades: K-5
| 498 students
Rank: #66.
Heights Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
163 Alturas Ave.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2410
Grades: K-5
| 655 students
Rank: #77.
Pittsburg Senior High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1750 Harbor St.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2390
Grades: 9-12
| 3,529 students
Rank: #88.
Parkside Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
985 W. 17th St.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2420
Grades: K-5
| 649 students
Rank: #99.
Stoneman Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2929 Loveridge Rd.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2430
Grades: K-5
| 639 students
Rank: #1010.
Willow Cove Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1880 Hanlon Way
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2470
Grades: K-5
| 652 students
Rank: #1111.
Martin Luther King Junior Junior High School
Math: 16% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2012 Carion Ct.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2500
Grades: 6-8
| 732 students
Rank: #1212.
Hillview Junior High School
Math: 14% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
333 Yosemite Dr.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-2380
Grades: 6-8
| 962 students
Rank: #1313.
Black Diamond High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1131 Stoneman Ave.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-4480
Grades: 9-12
| 221 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 11,505 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55

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