Porterville Unified School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 22 public schools in Porterville Unified School District, serving 14,429 students.
  • Public school in Porterville Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the California public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 48% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
  • The top ranked public schools in Porterville Unified School District are Harmony Magnet Academy, Santa Fe Elementary School and Monache High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is more than the California public school average of 23:1.

Overview

School District NamePorterville Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.portervilleschools.org
School District Phone Number(559)793-2400
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools22 Schools10,323 Schools
# of Students14,429 Students6,196,381 Students
# of Teachers593 Teachers264,762 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1

District Comparison

  • Porterville Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,005 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Porterville 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Porterville 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Porterville Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.330.64
# of American Indian Students297 Students32,941 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# of Asian Students381 Students719,628 Students
% Asian Students
3%
12%
# of Hispanic Students11,698 Students3,366,787 Students
% Hispanic Students
81%
54%
# of Black Students71 Students337,803 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# of White Students1,660 Students1,437,368 Students
% White Students
12%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students60 Students28,797 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students262 Students273,034 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:946530,332
# of Students in 1st Grade:814455,112
# of Students in 2nd Grade:763454,412
# of Students in 3rd Grade:763446,053
# of Students in 4th Grade:839465,277
# of Students in 5th Grade:897470,673
# of Students in 6th Grade:870484,739
# of Students in 7th Grade:859474,585
# of Students in 8th Grade:897472,087
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,689493,582
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,672481,886
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,705473,644
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,715485,844
# of Ungraded Students: - 8,155

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,261 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,675. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,353 is less than the state average of $10,743. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$128 MM$18 MM
This chart display total revenue of Porterville Unified  School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$129 MM$18 MM
This chart display total spending of Porterville Unified  School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,261$10,675
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Porterville Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,353$10,743
This chart display average spending per public school student in Porterville Unified  School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Porterville Unified School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Bartlett Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 26%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    335 N. G St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7100

    Grades: 7-8 | 528 students
  • Belleview Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    197 W. Belleview Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7110

    Grades: K-6 | 422 students
  • Butterfield Charter High School Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    900 W. Pioneer Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7057

    Grades: 9-12 | 362 students
  • Citrus High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    261 E. Mulberry Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7130

    Grades: 9-12 | 149 students
  • Granite Hills High School Magnet School
    Math: 8% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1701 E. Putnam Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7075

    Grades: 9-12 | 1388 students
  • Harmony Magnet Academy Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank: Top 10%
    19429 Rd. 228
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)568-0347

    Grades: 9-12 | 529 students
  • John J. Doyle Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1045 E. Orange Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7140

    Grades: K-6 | 661 students
  • Los Robles Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    500 E. Mulberry Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7011

    Grades: K-6 | 533 students
  • Monache High School Math: 27% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 50%
    960 N. Newcomb St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7150

    Grades: 9-12 | 1969 students
  • Monte Vista Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    701 W. W.field Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7350

    Grades: K-6 | 516 students
  • Olive Street Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 31%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    255 W. Olive Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7190

    Grades: K-6 | 694 students
  • Pioneer Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 31%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    225 E. College Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7200

    Grades: 6-8 | 822 students
  • Porterville High School Magnet School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Top 50%
    465 W. Olive Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7210

    Grades: 9-12 | 1925 students
  • Prospect Education Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    645 N. Prospect St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7095

    Grades: K-12 | 78 students
  • Roche Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    388 N. Roche St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7250

    Grades: K-6 | 367 students
  • Santa Fe Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Top 30%
    286 E. Orange Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-6614

    Grades: K-5 | 713 students
  • Sequoia Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1450 W. Castle Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)788-0923

    Grades: 7-8 | 599 students
  • Strathmore High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    22568 Ave. 196
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)568-1731

    Grades: 9-12 | 375 students
  • Vandalia Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 30%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    271 E. College Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7260

    Grades: K-5 | 617 students
  • Vine Street Community Day Alternative School
    140 S. C St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-6650

    Grades: 7-12 | 20 students
  • West Putnam Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 26%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1345 W. Putnam Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7280

    Grades: K-6 | 484 students
  • Westfield Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1151 W. Pioneer Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7270

    Grades: K-6 | 678 students
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