Ross Valley Elementary School District

110 Shaw Dr.
San Anselmo, CA 94960-1112
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

Ross Valley Elementary School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 5%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,739 students in Ross Valley Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Ross Valley Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 64% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
5 Schools
10,378 Schools
# Students
1,739 Students
5,877,829 Students
# Teachers
83 Teachers
267,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Ross Valley Elementary School District, which is ranked #88 of all 1,939 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#75 out of 1941 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart displays the overall district rank of Ross Valley Elementary  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ross Valley Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
75%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ross Valley Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
59%
29%

Students by Ethnicity:

0.44
0.63
# American Indian Students
5 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
56 Students
696,650 Students
% Asian Students
3%
12%
# Hispanic Students
221 Students
3,281,593 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
56%
# Black Students
15 Students
296,698 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
1,273 Students
1,235,110 Students
% White Students
73%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
162 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
204
469,575
# Students in 1st Grade:
157
408,278
# Students in 2nd Grade:
167
421,129
# Students in 3rd Grade:
174
426,453
# Students in 4th Grade:
191
432,771
# Students in 5th Grade:
182
440,675
# Students in 6th Grade:
208
440,627
# Students in 7th Grade:
206
434,997
# Students in 8th Grade:
250
455,821
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
484,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
494,854
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
478,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
489,879
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,563 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,274 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$31 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart displays total revenue of Ross Valley Elementary  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$30 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart displays total spending of Ross Valley Elementary  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,563
$19,801
This chart displays average revenue per public school student in Ross Valley Elementary  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,274
$18,236
This chart displays average spending per public school student in Ross Valley Elementary  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Ross Valley Elementary School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hidden Valley Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
46 Green Valley Ct.
San Anselmo, CA 94960
(415) 454-7683
Grades: K-5
| 241 students
Rank: #22.
Wade Thomas Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
150 Ross Ave.
San Anselmo, CA 94960
(415) 454-4603
Grades: K-5
| 321 students
Rank: #33.
Brookside Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
116 Butterfield Rd.
San Anselmo, CA 94960
(415) 453-2948
Grades: K-5
| 288 students
Rank: #44.
White Hill Middle School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
101 Glen Dr.
Fairfax, CA 94930
(415) 454-8390
Grades: 6-8
| 664 students
Rank: #55.
Manor Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
150 Oak Manor Dr.
Fairfax, CA 94930
(415) 453-1544
Grades: K-5
| 225 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Ross Valley Elementary School District?
Ross Valley Elementary School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,739 students.
What is the rank of Ross Valley Elementary School District?
Ross Valley Elementary School District is ranked #88 out of 1,939 school districts in California (top 5%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest science proficiency (Top 5%)
What is the racial composition of students in Ross Valley Elementary School District?
73% of Ross Valley Elementary School District students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Ross Valley Elementary School District?
Ross Valley Elementary School District has a student/teacher ratio of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Ross Valley Elementary School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,274 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: KG-08
  • Enrollment: 1,739 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • : Top 5% in CA
  • : 65% (Top 5%)
  • : 75% (Top 5%)
  • : 59% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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