Plumas Unified School District

50 Church St.
Quincy, CA 95971-6009
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 1,755 students in Plumas Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Plumas Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 36% 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
1,755 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
102 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Plumas Unified School District, which is ranked #791 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 80-84% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#741 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Plumas Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Plumas 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Plumas 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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Plumas Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.55
0.63
# American Indian Students
45 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# Asian Students
13 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
317 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
18%
56%
# Black Students
18 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
1,121 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
64%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
235 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
13%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
171
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
122
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
129
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
142
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
126
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
108
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
138
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
141
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
138
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
156
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
142
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
120
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
122
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,275 is higher than the state median of $15,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,846 is higher than the state median of $14,028. The school district spending/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$37 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Plumas 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
$33 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Plumas 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
$21,275
$15,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Plumas Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,846
$14,028
This chart display average spending per public school student in Plumas Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Plumas Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Quincy Junior/senior High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6 Quincy Junction Rd.
Quincy, CA 95971
(530) 283-6510
Grades: 7-12
| 360 students
Rank: #22.
Portola Junior/senior High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
155 Sixth Ave.
Portola, CA 96122
(530) 832-4284
Grades: 7-12
| 301 students
Rank: #33.
Chester Junior/senior High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
612 First St.
Chester, CA 96020
(530) 258-2126
Grades: 7-12
| 140 students
Rank: #44.
Greenville Junior/senior High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
117 Grand St.
Greenville, CA 95947
(530) 284-7197
Grades: 7-12
| 2 students
Rank: n/an/a
Almanor High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
612 First St.
Chester, CA 96020
(530) 258-2126
Grades: 9-12
| 6 students
Rank: n/an/a
Beckwourth (Jim) High (continuation School)
Alternative School
155 Sixth Ave.
Portola, CA 96122
(530) 832-4284
Grades: 9-12
| 10 students
Rank: n/an/a
895 W. St.
Portola, CA 96122
(530) 832-0211
Grades: K-6
| 333 students
Rank: n/an/a
158 Aspen St.
Chester, CA 96020
(530) 258-3194
Grades: K-6
| 163 students
Rank: n/an/a
225 Grand St.
Greenville, CA 95947
(530) 284-7195
Grades: K-6
| 81 students
Rank: n/an/a
175 Mill Creek Rd.
Quincy, CA 95971
(530) 283-6550
Grades: K-6
| 359 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Plumas Unified School District?
Plumas Unified School District manages 10 public schools serving 1,755 students.
What is the rank of Plumas Unified School District?
Plumas Unified School District is ranked #791 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. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Plumas Unified School District?
64% of Plumas Unified School District students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Plumas Unified School District?
Plumas Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Plumas Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $18,846 is higher than the state median of $14,028. The school district spending/student has declined by 10% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 10 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 1,755 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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