Reef-Sunset Unified School District

205 N. Park Ave.
Avenal, CA 93204-1425
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 2,728 students in Reef-Sunset Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Reef-Sunset Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Reef-Sunset Unified School District are Sunrise High (Continuation), Kettleman City Elementary School and Avenal High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Reef-Sunset Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more 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
2,728 Students
5,952,849 Students
# Teachers
115 Teachers
264,836 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Reef-Sunset Unified School District, which is ranked #1723 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 90-94% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1773 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Reef-Sunset Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Reef-Sunset 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)
26%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Reef-Sunset 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
90-94%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Reef-Sunset 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
0.06
0.63
# American Indian Students
2 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
15 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
2,650 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
97%
56%
# Black Students
1 Student
306,607 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
58 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
2%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
n/a
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
198
458,222
# Students in 1st Grade:
210
423,251
# Students in 2nd Grade:
217
429,440
# Students in 3rd Grade:
225
436,251
# Students in 4th Grade:
219
443,978
# Students in 5th Grade:
222
446,282
# Students in 6th Grade:
224
437,766
# Students in 7th Grade:
241
457,689
# Students in 8th Grade:
197
465,106
# Students in 9th Grade:
234
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
202
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
165
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
174
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,018 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,267 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$46 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Reef-Sunset 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)
$39 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Reef-Sunset 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
$17,018
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Reef-Sunset 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
$14,267
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in Reef-Sunset 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 Reef-Sunset Unified School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sunrise High (Continuation)
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
209 N. Park Ave.
Avenal, CA 93204
(559) 386-4162
Grades: 9-12
| 23 students
Rank: #22.
Kettleman City Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
701 General Petroleum St.
Kettleman City, CA 93239
(559) 386-5702
Grades: K-8
| 259 students
Rank: #33.
Avenal High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Mariposa St.
Avenal, CA 93204
(559) 386-5253
Grades: 9-12
| 745 students
Rank: #44.
Avenal Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
500 S. First Ave.
Avenal, CA 93204
(559) 386-5173
Grades: K-5
| 690 students
Rank: #55.
Reef Sunset Middle School
Math: 14% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
608 N. First Ave.
Avenal, CA 93204
(559) 386-4128
Grades: 6-8
| 575 students
Rank: #66.
Tamarack Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Union Ave.
Avenal, CA 93204
(559) 386-4051
Grades: K-5
| 428 students
Rank: n/an/a
Adelante High School
Alternative School
701 General Petroleum St.
Kettleman City, CA 93239
(559) 386-9081
Grades: 9-12
| 5 students
Rank: n/an/a
Reef-sunset Primary Community Day
Alternative School
500 S. First St.
Avenal, CA 93204
(559) 386-1441
Grades: 1-6
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Reef-sunset Secondary Community Day
Alternative School
861 Monterey St.
Avenal, CA 93204
(559) 386-0460
Grades: 6-12
| 3 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 9 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 2,728 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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