San Rafael City Elementary School District

310 Nova Albion Way
San Rafael, CA 94903-3523
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

San Rafael City Elementary School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 4,265 students in San Rafael City Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in San Rafael City Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
9 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
4,265 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
194 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

San Rafael City Elementary School District, which is ranked #716 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#699 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of San Rafael City Elementary  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
29%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of San Rafael City Elementary  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.
37%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of San Rafael City Elementary  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.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.44
0.63
# American Indian Students
18 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
128 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
3%
12%
# Hispanic Students
3,081 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
72%
56%
# Black Students
30 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
893 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
21%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
106 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
558
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
486
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
519
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
461
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
448
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
481
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
418
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
450
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
444
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,441 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,942 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has declined by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$79 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of San Rafael City Elementary  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
$85 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of San Rafael City Elementary  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
$18,441
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in San Rafael City Elementary  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,942
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in San Rafael City Elementary  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best San Rafael City Elementary School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sun Valley Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
75 Happy Ln.
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 485-2440
Grades: K-5
| 461 students
Rank: #22.
Glenwood Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
25 Castlewood Dr.
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 485-2430
Grades: K-5
| 304 students
Rank: #33.
Coleman Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
800 Belle Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 485-2420
Grades: K-5
| 370 students
Rank: #44.
James B. Davidson Middle School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
280 Woodland Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 485-2400
Grades: 6-8
| 1,079 students
Rank: #55.
Venetia Valley K-8
(Math: 20% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
177 N. San Pedro Rd.
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 492-3150
Grades: K-8
| 683 students
Rank: #66.
Laurel Dell Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
225 Woodland Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 485-2317
Grades: K-5
| 280 students
Rank: #77.
San Pedro Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
498 Point San Pedro Rd.
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 485-2450
Grades: K-5
| 507 students
Rank: #88.
Bahia Vista Elementary School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
125 Bahia Way
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 485-2415
Grades: K-5
| 580 students
Rank: n/an/a
Old Gallinas
251 N. San Pedro Rd.
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 492-3220
Grades: K
| 1 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to San Rafael City Elementary School District?
San Rafael City Elementary School District manages 9 public schools serving 4,265 students.
What is the rank of San Rafael City Elementary School District?
San Rafael City Elementary School District is ranked #716 out of 1,167 school districts in California (bottom 50%) 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: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in San Rafael City Elementary School District?
72% of San Rafael City Elementary School District students are Hispanic, 21% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of San Rafael City Elementary School District?
San Rafael City Elementary School District has a student/teacher ratio of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.
What is San Rafael City Elementary School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $19,942 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has declined by 13% over four school years.

Recent Articles

How “Collaborative Reasoning” Could Be the Next Public School Trend
How “Collaborative Reasoning” Could Be the Next Public School Trend
Collaborative reasoning, which encourages independent critical thinking, is growing in popularity amongst public schools. Learn about collaborative reasoning and how it benefits public school classrooms.
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
This comprehensive article explores the complex nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, providing insights into its symptoms, diagnosis process, and effective support strategies. From recognizing early signs to navigating the diagnostic journey, parents will gain valuable knowledge to help their child thrive. Expert insights, real-life examples, and practical tips empower readers to create a supportive environment that meets the unique needs of children with ADHD.
Teaching in Contemporary Times
March 04, 2024
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 9 schools
  • Grades: KG-08
  • Enrollment: 4,265 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Quick Links