Porterville Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 14,429 students in Porterville 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 Porterville Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (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 Porterville Unified School District are Harmony Magnet Academy, Santa Fe Elementary School and Vine Street Community Day. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Porterville Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Porterville 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
22 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
14,429 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
593 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Porterville Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 988 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 90% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1173 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Porterville Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
40%
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 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 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Porterville 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
0.33
0.64
# American Indian Students
297 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
381 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
3%
12%
# Hispanic Students
11,698 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
81%
54%
# Black Students
71 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
1,660 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
12%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
60 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
262 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
946
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
814
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
763
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
763
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
839
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
897
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
870
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
859
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
897
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,689
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,672
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,705
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,715
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,258 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,325 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$206 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Porterville Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$221 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Porterville Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,258
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Porterville Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,325
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Porterville Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Porterville Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Harmony Magnet Academy
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
19429 Rd. 228
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 568-0347
Grades: 9-12
| 529 students
Rank: #22.
Santa Fe Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
286 E. Orange Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-6614
Grades: K-5
| 713 students
Rank: #33.
Vine Street Community Day
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
140 S. C St.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-6650
Grades: 7-12
| 20 students
Rank: #44.
Westfield Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1151 W. Pioneer Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7270
Grades: K-6
| 678 students
Rank: #55.
Monache High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
960 N. Newcomb St.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7150
Grades: 9-12
| 1,969 students
Rank: #66.
Olive Street Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
255 W. Olive Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7190
Grades: K-6
| 694 students
Rank: #77.
Porterville High School
Magnet School
Math: 22% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
465 W. Olive Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7210
Grades: 9-12
| 1,925 students
Rank: #88.
Sequoia Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 30% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1450 W. Castle Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 788-0923
Grades: 7-8
| 599 students
Rank: #99.
John J. Doyle Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1045 E. Orange Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7140
Grades: K-6
| 661 students
Rank: #1010.
Granite Hills High School
Magnet School
Math: 19% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 E. Putnam Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7075
Grades: 9-12
| 1,388 students
Rank: #1111.
Strathmore High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
22568 Ave. 196
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 568-1731
Grades: 9-12
| 375 students
Rank: #1212.
Roche Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
388 N. Roche St.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7250
Grades: K-6
| 367 students
Rank: #1313.
West Putnam Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1345 W. Putnam Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7280
Grades: K-6
| 484 students
Rank: #1414.
Monte Vista Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
701 W. W.field Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7350
Grades: K-6
| 516 students
Rank: #1515.
Pioneer Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
225 E. College Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7200
Grades: 6-8
| 822 students
Rank: #1616.
Vandalia Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
271 E. College Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7260
Grades: K-5
| 617 students
Rank: #1717.
Los Robles Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
500 E. Mulberry Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7011
Grades: K-6
| 533 students
Rank: #1818.
Belleview Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
197 W. Belleview Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7110
Grades: K-6
| 422 students
Rank: #1919.
Butterfield Charter High School
Charter School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
900 W. Pioneer Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7057
Grades: 9-12
| 362 students
Rank: #2020.
Bartlett Middle School
Math: 16% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
335 N. G St.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7100
Grades: 7-8
| 528 students
Rank: #2121.
Prospect Education Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
645 N. Prospect St.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7095
Grades: K-12
| 78 students
Rank: #2222.
Citrus High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
261 E. Mulberry Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-7130
Grades: 9-12
| 149 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 14,429 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33

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