Pleasanton Unified School District

4665 Bernal Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566-7498
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

Pleasanton Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 14,064 students in Pleasanton Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Pleasanton Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 73% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 79% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Pleasanton Unified School District are Fairlands Elementary School, Henry P. Mohr Elementary School and Walnut Grove Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Pleasanton Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
17 Schools
10,378 Schools
# Students
14,064 Students
5,877,829 Students
# Teachers
610 Teachers
267,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Pleasanton Unified School District, which is ranked #46 of all 1,939 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 96% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#48 out of 1941 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pleasanton Unified  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
73%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pleasanton 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 2021-22 school year data.
78%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pleasanton 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 2021-22 school year data.
63%
29%
96%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pleasanton Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.63
0.63
# American Indian Students
23 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
7,285 Students
696,650 Students
% Asian Students
52%
12%
# Hispanic Students
1,416 Students
3,281,593 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
56%
# Black Students
206 Students
296,698 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
4,195 Students
1,235,110 Students
% White Students
30%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
30 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
890 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
953
469,575
# Students in 1st Grade:
854
408,278
# Students in 2nd Grade:
930
421,129
# Students in 3rd Grade:
931
426,453
# Students in 4th Grade:
961
432,771
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,046
440,675
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,084
440,627
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,132
434,997
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,170
455,821
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,185
484,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,253
494,854
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,253
478,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,312
489,879
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,774 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,923 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$222 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pleasanton Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$252 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Pleasanton Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,774
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pleasanton Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,923
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pleasanton Unified  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Pleasanton Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fairlands Elementary School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4151 W. Las Positas Blvd.
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 426-4210
Grades: K-5
| 764 students
Rank: #22.
Henry P. Mohr Elementary School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3300 Dennis Dr.
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 426-4256
Grades: K-5
| 586 students
Rank: #33.
Walnut Grove Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1999 Harvest Rd.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 426-4250
Grades: K-5
| 669 students
Rank: #44.
Donlon Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4150 Dorman Rd.
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 426-4220
Grades: K-5
| 763 students
Rank: #55.
Harvest Park Middle School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4900 Valley Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 426-4444
Grades: 6-8
| 1,127 students
Rank: #66.
Lydiksen Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7700 Highland Oaks Dr.
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 426-4420
Grades: K-5
| 616 students
Rank: #77.
Foothill High School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4375 Foothill Rd.
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 461-6600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,202 students
Rank: #88.
Thomas S. Hart Middle School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4433 Willow Rd.
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 426-3102
Grades: 6-8
| 1,216 students
Rank: #99.
Phoebe Apperson Hearst Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5301 Case Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 426-3772
Grades: K-5
| 578 students
Rank: #1010.
Amador Valley High School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1155 Santa Rita Rd.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 461-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,699 students
Rank: #1111.
Vintage Hills Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1125 Concord St.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 426-4240
Grades: K-5
| 584 students
Rank: #1212.
Pleasanton Middle School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5001 Case Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 426-4390
Grades: 6-8
| 1,042 students
Rank: #1313.
Valley View Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
480 Adams Way
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 426-4230
Grades: K-5
| 589 students
Rank: #1414.
Alisal Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1454 Santa Rita Rd.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 426-4200
Grades: K-5
| 527 students
Rank: #1515.
Village High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4645 Bernal Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 426-4260
Grades: 9-12
| 102 students
Rank: n/an/a
4900 Valley Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 462-3325
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
The Pleasanton Virtual Academy
Alternative School
245 Abbie St.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 426-4260
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Pleasanton Unified School District?
Pleasanton Unified School District manages 17 public schools serving 14,064 students.
What is the rank of Pleasanton Unified School District?
Pleasanton Unified School District is ranked #46 out of 1,939 school districts in California (top 5%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%), Highest science proficiency (Top 5%), Highest graduation rate (Top 5%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Pleasanton Unified School District?
52% of Pleasanton Unified School District students are Asian, 30% of students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Pleasanton Unified School District?
Pleasanton Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Pleasanton Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,923 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 18% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 17 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 14,064 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : 96% (Top 5% in CA)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 73% (Top 5%)
  • : 78% (Top 5%)
  • : 63% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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