Sacramento City Unified School District

5735 47th Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95824-4528
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 73 public schools serving 39,450 students in Sacramento City Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Sacramento City Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
73 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
39,450 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
1,751 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Sacramento City Unified School District, which is ranked #252 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#851 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sacramento City Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sacramento City 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sacramento City 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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sacramento City Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.75
0.63
# American Indian Students
199 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
7,527 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
19%
12%
# Hispanic Students
16,315 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
41%
56%
# Black Students
4,763 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
12%
5%
# White Students
6,614 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
17%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
916 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3,104 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
2,922
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,860
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,986
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,054
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,050
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,116
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,127
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,060
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,053
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,125
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,122
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,946
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,029
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,586 is higher than the state median of $15,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,202 is higher than the state median of $14,028. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$773 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sacramento City Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$718 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Sacramento City Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,586
$15,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sacramento City Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,202
$14,028
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sacramento City Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Sacramento City Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pacific Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6201 41st St.
Sacramento, CA 95824
(916) 433-5089
Grades: K-6
| 689 students
Rank: n/an/a
3351 Explorer Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95827
(916) 228-5880
Grades: K-8
| 370 students
Rank: n/an/a
3324 Glenmoor Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95827
(916) 228-5830
Grades: K-6
| 505 students
Rank: n/an/a
9325 Mirandy Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 395-5310
Grades: 7-8
| 659 students
Rank: n/an/a
6251 13th St.
Sacramento, CA 95831
(916) 395-4510
Grades: K-8
| 490 students
Rank: n/an/a
American Legion High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
3801 Brd.way
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 277-6600
Grades: 9-12
| 176 students
451 Mcclatchy Way
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 395-5010
Grades: 9-12
| 208 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bowling Green Elementary School
Charter School
4211 Turnbridge Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95823
(916) 433-5426
Grades: K-6
| 757 students
Rank: n/an/a
2751 Ninth Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 277-6261
Grades: K-6
| 182 students
Rank: n/an/a
3066 Freeport Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 395-5050
Grades: 9-12
| 2,353 students
Rank: n/an/a
5457 Carlson Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 277-6266
Grades: K-6
| 488 students
Rank: n/an/a
1600 Vallejo Way
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 395-5302
Grades: 7-8
| 792 students
Rank: n/an/a
6600 Cougar Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95828
(916) 395-4520
Grades: K-6
| 405 students
Rank: n/an/a
Capital City Independent Study
Alternative School
7222 24th St.
Sacramento, CA 95823
(916) 395-5020
Grades: K-12
| 1,153 students
Rank: n/an/a
6870 Greenhaven Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95831
(916) 433-5432
Grades: K-6
| 241 students
Rank: n/an/a
7500 32nd St.
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 395-4530
Grades: 4-6
| 354 students
Rank: n/an/a
2970 Riverside Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 395-4535
Grades: K-6
| 593 students
Rank: n/an/a
3535 M St.
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 277-6271
Grades: K-6
| 463 students
Rank: n/an/a
5420 Lowell St.
Sacramento, CA 95820
(916) 395-4545
Grades: K-6
| 399 students
Rank: n/an/a
7495 29th St.
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 395-4550
Grades: K-3
| 502 students
Rank: n/an/a
7934 Lemon Hill Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95824
(916) 382-5970
Grades: K-6
| 712 students
Rank: n/an/a
5717 Laurine Way
Sacramento, CA 95824
(916) 395-4560
Grades: K-6
| 620 students
Rank: n/an/a
2930 21st Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95820
(916) 395-4565
Grades: K-6
| 403 students
Rank: n/an/a
Father Keith B. Kenny
3525 Mlk Jr. Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 395-4570
Grades: K-6
| 274 students
Rank: n/an/a
4140 Cuny Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95823
(916) 395-5340
Grades: 7-8
| 691 students
Rank: n/an/a
Genevieve Didion
6490 Harmon Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95831
(916) 433-5039
Grades: K-8
| 544 students
Rank: n/an/a
10101 Systems Pkwy.
Sacramento, CA 95827
(916) 288-5751
Grades: 9-12
| 259 students
Rank: n/an/a
9045 Canberra Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 395-4580
Grades: K-6
| 523 students
Rank: n/an/a
2147 54th Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 433-5042
Grades: K-6
| 278 students
Rank: n/an/a
6879 14th Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95820
(916) 395-5070
Grades: 9-12
| 1,941 students
Rank: n/an/a
4915 Harte Way
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 395-4590
Grades: K-6
| 260 students
Rank: n/an/a
2929 Belmar St.
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 395-4595
Grades: K-6
| 417 students
Rank: n/an/a
9025 Salmon Falls Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 228-5840
Grades: K-6
| 275 students
Rank: n/an/a
9525 Goethe Rd.
Sacramento, CA 95827
(916) 395-4605
Grades: K-6
| 343 students
Rank: n/an/a
1730 65th Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 433-5047
Grades: K-6
| 242 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Sacramento City Unified School District?
Sacramento City Unified School District manages 73 public schools serving 39,450 students.
What is the rank of Sacramento City Unified School District?
Sacramento City Unified School District is ranked #252 out of 1,167 school districts in California (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Sacramento City Unified School District?
41% of Sacramento City Unified School District students are Hispanic, 19% of students are Asian, 17% of students are White, 12% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Sacramento City Unified School District?
Sacramento City Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Sacramento City Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $18,202 is higher than the state median of $14,028. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 73 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 39,450 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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