San Marcos Unified School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 20 public schools managed by San Marcos Unified School District serving 20,944 students in San Marcos, California.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California state average of 76%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is more than the state average of 23:1.

San Marcos Unified School District (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • San Marcos Alvin M. Dunn Elementary School
    3697 La Mirada Dr.
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760)290-2000

    Grades: K-6 | 782 students
  • San Marcos Bayshore Preparatory Charter Charter School
    1175 Linda Vista Dr.
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760)471-0847

    Grades: K-12 | 108 students
  • Carlsbad Carrillo Elementary School
    2875 Poinsettia Ln.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)290-2900

    Grades: K-5 | 1001 students
  • San Marcos Discovery Elementary School
    730 Applewilde Dr.
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760)290-2077

    Grades: K-5 | 725 students
  • San Marcos Double Peak
    111 San Elijo Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760)290-2340

    Grades: K-8 | 952 students
  • San Marcos Foothills High School Alternative School
    158 Cassou Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760)290-2544

    Grades: 9-12 | 53 students
  • Vista Joli Ann Leichtag Elementary School
    653 Poinsettia Ave.
    Vista, CA 92081
    (760)290-2888

    Grades: K-5 | 812 students
  • San Marcos Knob Hill Elementary School
    1825 Knob Hill Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760)290-2080

    Grades: K-5 | 846 students
  • Carlsbad La Costa Meadows Elementary School
    6889 El Fuerte St.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)290-2121

    Grades: K-5 | 923 students
  • San Marcos Mission Hills High School
    1 Mission Hills Ct.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760)290-2700

    Grades: 9-12 | 2522 students
  • San Marcos Paloma Elementary School
    660 Camino Magnifico
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760)290-2199

    Grades: K-5 | 890 students
  • San Marcos Richland Elementary School
    910 Borden Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760)290-2400

    Grades: K-5 | 768 students
  • San Marcos San Elijo Elementary School
    1615 Schhouse Way
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760)290-2600

    Grades: K-5 | 1115 students
  • San Marcos San Elijo Middle School
    1600 Schhouse Way
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760)290-2800

    Grades: 6-8 | 1944 students
  • San Marcos San Marcos Elementary School
    1 Tiger Way
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760)290-2430

    Grades: K-5 | 847 students
  • San Marcos San Marcos High School
    1615 San Marcos Blvd.
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760)290-2200

    Grades: 9-12 | 3243 students
  • San Marcos San Marcos Middle School
    650 W. Mission Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760)290-2500

    Grades: 6-8 | 1235 students
  • San Marcos Twin Oaks Elementary School
    1 Cassou Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760)290-2588

    Grades: K-5 | 665 students
  • San Marcos Twin Oaks High School Alternative School
    158 Cassou Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760)290-2555

    Grades: 9-12 | 141 students
  • San Marcos Woodland Park Middle School
    1270 Rock Springs Rd.
    San Marcos, CA 92069
    (760)290-2455

    Grades: 6-8 | 1372 students

Overview

School District NameSan Marcos Unified School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students20,944 students
# of Teachers853 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio25:1
# of Male Students10,539 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students10,405 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.58
# of American Indian Students60 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students1,523 students
% Asian Students
7%
# of Hispanic Students9,517 students
% Hispanic Students
45%
# of Black Students394 students
% Black Students
2%
# of White Students9,305 students
% White Students
44%
# of Hawaiian Students97 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students48 students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,842
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,586
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,493
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,687
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,676
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,775
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,654
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,637
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,592
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,574
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,470
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,499
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,459
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • San Marcos Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 97% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of San Marcos 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of San Marcos 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of San Marcos Unified School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,131 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,798. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,037 is less than the state average of $11,280. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$160 MM$17 MM
This chart display total revenue of San Marcos Unified School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$177 MM$18 MM
This chart display total spending of San Marcos Unified School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,131$10,798
This chart display average revenue per public school student in San Marcos Unified School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,037$11,280
This chart display average spending per public school student in San Marcos Unified School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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