Plumas Unified School District

50 Church St.
Quincy, CA 95971-6009
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
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 2022-23 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 1,545 students in Plumas Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, 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 45% (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 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
9 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
1,545 Students
5,952,849 Students
# Teachers
95 Teachers
264,836 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Plumas Unified School District, which is ranked #1088 of all 1,873 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1087 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Plumas Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
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%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.50
0.63
# American Indian Students
40 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
n/a
# Asian Students
15 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
276 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
18%
56%
# Black Students
18 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
1,050 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
68%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
145 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
100
458,222
# Students in 1st Grade:
106
423,251
# Students in 2nd Grade:
118
429,440
# Students in 3rd Grade:
100
436,251
# Students in 4th Grade:
85
443,978
# Students in 5th Grade:
104
446,282
# Students in 6th Grade:
120
437,766
# Students in 7th Grade:
142
457,689
# Students in 8th Grade:
151
465,106
# Students in 9th Grade:
147
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
128
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
135
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
109
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,700 is higher than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has grown by 38% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,750 is higher than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has grown by 38% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$34 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$34 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$21,700
$19,734
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$21,750
$19,832
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Plumas Unified School District Public Schools (2022-23)

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
| 150 students
Rank: #22.
Portola Junior/senior High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
155 Sixth Ave.
Portola, CA 96122
(530) 832-4284
Grades: 7-12
| 291 students
Rank: #33.
Quincy Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
175 Mill Creek Rd.
Quincy, CA 95971
(530) 283-6550
Grades: K-6
| 295 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
| 126 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.
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
| 288 students
Rank: #77.
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
| 80 students
Rank: n/an/a
Almanor High (Continuation)
Alternative School
612 First St.
Chester, CA 96020
(530) 258-2126
Grades: 9-12
| 11 students
Rank: n/an/a
Beckwourth (Jim) High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
155 Sixth Ave.
Portola, CA 96122
(530) 832-4284
Grades: 9-12
| 3 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 9 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 1,545 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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