Sacramento City Unified School District

5735 47th Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95824-4528
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
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 2022-23 school year, there are 73 public schools serving 40,431 students in Sacramento City Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Sacramento City Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Sacramento City Unified School District are Phoebe A. Hearst Elementary School, Crocker/riverside Elementary School and West Campus Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Sacramento City Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 83% 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
73 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
40,431 Students
5,952,849 Students
# Teachers
1,769 Teachers
264,836 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Sacramento City Unified School District, which is ranked #1100 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 85% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1113 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sacramento City Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
51%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.75
0.63
# American Indian Students
201 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
7,766 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
19%
12%
# Hispanic Students
16,530 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
41%
56%
# Black Students
5,066 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
13%
5%
# White Students
6,918 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
17%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
878 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3,071 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
2,840
458,222
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,099
423,251
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,140
429,440
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,170
436,251
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,225
443,978
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,274
446,282
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,199
437,766
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,110
457,689
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,283
465,106
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,220
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,074
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,903
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,894
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,466 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,432 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$666 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$664 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,466
$19,734
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,432
$19,832
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Sacramento City Unified School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Phoebe A. Hearst Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1410 60th St.
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 277-6690
Grades: K-6
| 659 students
Rank: #22.
Crocker/riverside Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2970 Riverside Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 395-4535
Grades: K-6
| 639 students
Rank: #33.
West Campus Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5022 58th St.
Sacramento, CA 95820
(916) 277-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 829 students
Rank: #44.
Caleb Greenwood Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5457 Carlson Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 277-6266
Grades: K-6
| 535 students
Rank: #55.
Genevieve Didion
Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6490 Harmon Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95831
(916) 433-5039
Grades: K-8
| 587 students
Rank: #66.
Camellia Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6600 Cougar Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95828
(916) 395-4520
Grades: K-6
| 435 students
Rank: #77.
Sutter Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3150 I St.
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 395-5370
Grades: 7-8
| 1,150 students
Rank: #88.
Theodore Judah Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3919 Mckinley Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 395-4790
Grades: K-6
| 471 students
Rank: #99.
Leonardo Da Vinci
Math: 54% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4701 Joaquin Way
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 395-4635
Grades: K-8
| 852 students
Rank: #1010.
William Land Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2120 12th St.
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 264-4166
Grades: K-6
| 387 students
Rank: #1111.
David Lubin Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3535 M St.
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 277-6271
Grades: K-6
| 498 students
Rank: #1212.
Matsuyama Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7680 Windbridge Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95831
(916) 395-4650
Grades: K-6
| 531 students
Rank: #1313.
Pony Express Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1250 56th Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95831
(916) 395-4690
Grades: K-6
| 388 students
Rank: #1414.
Sutterville Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4967 Monterey Way
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 277-6693
Grades: K-6
| 459 students
Rank: #1515.
Golden Empire Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9045 Canberra Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 395-4580
Grades: K-6
| 561 students
Rank: #1616.
School Of Engineering & Sciences
Alternative School
Math: 38% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7345 Gloria Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95831
(916) 395-5040
Grades: 7-12
| 576 students
Rank: #1717.
George Washington Carver School Of Arts And Science
Charter School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10101 Systems Pkwy.
Sacramento, CA 95827
(916) 288-5751
Grades: 9-12
| 238 students
Rank: #1818.
Sequoia Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3333 Rosemont Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 228-5850
Grades: K-6
| 378 students
Rank: #1919.
Hubert H. Bancroft Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2929 Belmar St.
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 395-4595
Grades: K-6
| 423 students
Rank: #2020.
Earl Warren Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5420 Lowell St.
Sacramento, CA 95820
(916) 395-4545
Grades: K-6
| 431 students
Rank: #2121.
California Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1600 Vallejo Way
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 395-5302
Grades: 7-8
| 921 students
Rank: #2222.
C. K. Mcclatchy High School
Math: 34% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3066 Freeport Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 395-5050
Grades: 9-12
| 2,305 students
Rank: #2323.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
520 18th St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 264-4160
Grades: K-6
| 319 students
Rank: #2424.
Rosemont High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9594 Kiefer Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95827
(916) 395-5130
Grades: 9-12
| 1,437 students
Rank: #2525.
Albert Einstein Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9325 Mirandy Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 395-5310
Grades: 7-8
| 703 students
Rank: #2626.
John F. Kennedy High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6715 Gloria Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95831
(916) 395-5090
Grades: 9-12
| 2,137 students
Rank: #2727.
O. W. Erlewine Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2441 Stansberry Way
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 395-4660
Grades: K-6
| 279 students
Rank: #2828.
The Met Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
810 V St.
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 395-5417
Grades: 9-12
| 240 students
Rank: #2929.
Elder Creek Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7934 Lemon Hill Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95824
(916) 382-5970
Grades: K-6
| 763 students
Rank: #3030.
Father Keith B. Kenny
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3525 Mlk Jr. Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 395-4570
Grades: K-6
| 304 students
Rank: #3131.
Alice Birney Waldorf-inspired
Math: 25% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6251 13th St.
Sacramento, CA 95831
(916) 395-4510
Grades: K-8
| 507 students
Rank: #3232.
Cesar Chavez Intermediate
Math: 36% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7500 32nd St.
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 395-4530
Grades: 4-6
| 366 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Edward Kemble Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7495 29th St.
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 395-4550
Grades: K-3
| 521 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Isador Cohen Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9025 Salmon Falls Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 228-5840
Grades: K-6
| 263 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
H. W. Harkness Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2147 54th Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 433-5042
Grades: K-6
| 311 students
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 73 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 40,431 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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