San Luis Coastal Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 7,754 students in San Luis Coastal Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in San Luis Coastal Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 64% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in San Luis Coastal Unified School District are Teach Elementary School, Los Ranchos Elementary School and Bishop's Peak Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. San Luis Coastal Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
San Luis Coastal 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
17 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
7,754 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
346 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

San Luis Coastal Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 989 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 95% has decreased from 97% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#181 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of San Luis Coastal Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of San Luis Coastal 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)
70%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of San Luis Coastal 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
95%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of San Luis Coastal 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
0.56
0.64
# American Indian Students
27 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
425 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
6%
12%
# Hispanic Students
2,218 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
29%
54%
# Black Students
66 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
4,610 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
59%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
15 Students
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
393 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
605
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
602
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
589
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
571
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
589
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
576
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
590
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
652
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
580
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
647
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
575
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
587
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
591
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,653 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,053. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,055 is higher than the state median of $14,597. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$106 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of San Luis Coastal Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$117 MM
$27 MM
This chart display total spending of San Luis Coastal Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,653
$15,053
This chart display average revenue per public school student in San Luis Coastal Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,055
$14,597
This chart display average spending per public school student in San Luis Coastal Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best San Luis Coastal Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Teach Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
165 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(805) 596-4100
Grades: 4-6
| 158 students
Rank: #22.
Los Ranchos Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5785 Los Ranchos Rd.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 596-4075
Grades: K-6
| 457 students
Rank: #33.
Bishop's Peak Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
451 Jaycee Dr.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(805) 596-4030
Grades: K-6
| 468 students
Rank: #44.
Sinsheimer Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2755 Augusta St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 596-4088
Grades: K-6
| 376 students
Rank: #55.
Monarch Grove Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
348 Los Osos Valley Rd.
Los Osos, CA 93402
(805) 534-2844
Grades: K-5
| 347 students
Rank: #66.
Laguna Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
11050 Los Osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(805) 596-4055
Grades: 7-8
| 817 students
Rank: #77.
San Luis Obispo High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1499 San Luis Dr.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 596-4040
Grades: 9-12
| 1,526 students
Rank: #88.
Los Osos Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1555 El Moro St.
Los Osos, CA 93402
(805) 534-2835
Grades: 6-8
| 599 students
Rank: #99.
Hawthorne Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
2125 Story St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 596-4070
Grades: K-6
| 372 students
Rank: #1010.
Del Mar Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
501 Sequoia St.
Morro Bay, CA 93442
(805) 771-1858
Grades: K-5
| 375 students
Rank: #1111.
Morro Bay High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
235 Atascadero Rd.
Morro Bay, CA 93442
(805) 771-1845
Grades: 9-12
| 821 students
Rank: #1212.
Pacheco Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
261 Cuesta Dr.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(805) 596-4081
Grades: K-6
| 551 students
Rank: #1313.
Smith (c. L.) Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1375 Balboa St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(805) 596-4094
Grades: K-6
| 367 students
Rank: #1414.
Baywood Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1330 Ninth St.
Los Osos, CA 93402
(805) 534-2856
Grades: K-5
| 305 students
Rank: #1515.
Pacific Beach High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
11950 Los Osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(805) 596-4023
Grades: 10-12
| 53 students
Bellevue-santa Fe Charter
Charter School
1401 San Luis Bay Dr.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(805) 595-7169
Grades: K-6
| 160 students
Peep - Prepare
Special Education School
1500 Lizzie St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 549-1220
Grades: K-12
| 2 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 7,754 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56

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