Plumas Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 2,147 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 32% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Plumas Unified School District are Chester Elementary School, Portola Junior/senior High School and Quincy Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Plumas Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Plumas 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
11 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
2,147 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
106 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Plumas Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 989 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 85-89% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1087 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
51%
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
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Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.44
0.64
# American Indian Students
67 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# Asian Students
22 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
339 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
54%
# Black Students
24 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
1,574 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
73%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
120 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
180
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
142
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
153
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
170
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
173
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
167
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
153
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
160
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
184
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
178
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
150
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
173
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
164
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,615 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,033. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,651 is less than the state median of $16,124. The school district spending/student has grown by 22% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$34 MM
$29 MM
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Spending
$34 MM
$29 MM
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Revenue / Student
$15,615
$16,033
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Spending / Student
$15,651
$16,124
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Best Plumas Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Chester Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
158 Aspen St.
Chester, CA 96020
(530) 258-3194
Grades: K-6
| 216 students
Rank: #22.
Portola Junior/senior High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
155 Sixth Ave.
Portola, CA 96122
(530) 832-4284
Grades: 7-12
| 262 students
Rank: #33.
Quincy Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
246 Alder St.
Quincy, CA 95971
(530) 283-6550
Grades: K-6
| 326 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Chester Junior/senior High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
612 First St.
Chester, CA 96020
(530) 258-2126
Grades: 7-12
| 173 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Quincy Junior/senior High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6 Quincy Junction Rd.
Quincy, CA 95971
(530) 283-6510
Grades: 7-12
| 301 students
Rank: #66.
Indian Valley Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
225 Grand St.
Greenville, CA 95947
(530) 284-7195
Grades: K-6
| 119 students
Rank: #77.
C. Roy Carmichael Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
895 W. St.
Portola, CA 96122
(530) 832-0211
Grades: K-6
| 344 students
Rank: #88.
Greenville Junior/senior High School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
117 Grand St.
Greenville, CA 95947
(530) 284-7197
Grades: 7-12
| 81 students
Almanor High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
612 First St.
Chester, CA 96020
(530) 258-2126
Grades: 9-12
| 1 students
Beckwourth (jim) High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
155 Sixth Ave.
Portola, CA 96122
(530) 832-5581
Grades: 9-12
| 13 students
Plumas Charter
Charter School
175 N. Mill Creek
Quincy, CA 95971
(530) 283-3851
Grades: K-12
| 311 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 2,147 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44

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