Santa Ana Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 61 public schools serving 53,039 students in Santa Ana Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Santa Ana Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Santa Ana Unified School District are Middle College High School, Jim Thorpe Fundamental and John Muir Fundamental Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Santa Ana Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Santa Ana Unified 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%)

Overview

School District Name
Santa Ana 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
61 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
53,039 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
2,068 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
26:1

District Rank

Santa Ana Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 88% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1503 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Santa Ana Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Santa Ana 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)
32%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Santa Ana 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
88%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Santa Ana 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
0.13
0.64
# American Indian Students
130 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,565 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
3%
12%
# Hispanic Students
49,402 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
93%
54%
# Black Students
140 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
1,397 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
3%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
66 Students
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
408 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
4,393
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,770
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,710
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,813
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
4,197
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
4,089
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
4,125
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
4,262
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
4,182
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
4,172
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
4,183
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
4,140
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
4,003
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,211 is higher 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 $13,583 is less 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
$807 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Santa Ana 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
$721 MM
$27 MM
This chart display total spending of Santa Ana 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
$15,211
$15,053
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Santa Ana 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
$13,583
$14,597
This chart display average spending per public school student in Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Middle College High School
Alternative School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
1530 W. 17th St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 953-3900
Grades: 9-12
| 348 students
Rank: #22.
Jim Thorpe Fundamental
Math: 55% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(3)
2450 W. Alton
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 430-5800
Grades: K-5
| 1,001 students
Rank: #33.
John Muir Fundamental Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1951 N. Mabury
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 972-6700
Grades: K-5
| 949 students
Rank: #44.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
210 W. Cubbon
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 564-2900
Grades: K-5
| 419 students
Rank: #55.
Walker Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
811 E. Bishop St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 647-2800
Grades: K-5
| 447 students
Rank: #66.
Hector G. Godinez
Math: 36% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3002 Centennial Rd.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 433-6790
Grades: 9-12
| 2,540 students
Rank: #77.
Greenville Fundamental Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3600 S. Raitt St.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 558-3400
Grades: K-5
| 1,052 students
Rank: #88.
Hoover Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
408 E. Santa Clara Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 564-2100
Grades: K-5
| 396 students
Rank: #99.
Douglas Macarthur Fundamental Intermediate
Math: 37% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 W. Alton Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(714) 513-9800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,210 students
Rank: #1010.
Segerstrom High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 W. Macarthur Blvd.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 241-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,452 students
Rank: #1111.
Gonzalo Felicitas Mendez Fundamental Intermediate
Math: 37% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 N. Bristol
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 972-7800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,407 students
Rank: #1212.
George Washington Carver Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1401 W. Santa Ana Blvd.
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 564-2000
Grades: K-3
| 465 students
Rank: #1313.
Diamond Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1450 S. Center St.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 480-8100
Grades: K-5
| 521 students
Rank: #1414.
Wilson Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1317 N. Baker St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 564-8100
Grades: K-5
| 614 students
Rank: #1515.
Adams Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2130 S. Raitt St.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 430-5900
Grades: K-5
| 440 students
Rank: #1616.
Martin Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
939 W. Wilshire
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(714) 480-8000
Grades: K-5
| 674 students
Rank: #1717.
Santiago Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2212 N. Baker St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 564-8400
Grades: K-8
| 1,178 students
Rank: #1818.
Garfield Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
850 E. Brown St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 972-5300
Grades: K-5
| 770 students
Rank: #1919.
Carl Harvey Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1635 S. Center St.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 430-6200
Grades: K-5
| 420 students
Rank: #2020.
Madison Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1124 E. Hobart St.
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(714) 972-6400
Grades: K-6
| 1,055 students
Rank: #2121.
John F. Kennedy Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 E. Mcfadden
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 972-5700
Grades: K-5
| 693 students
Rank: #2222.
Advanced Learning Academy
Charter School
Math: 21% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
335 E. Walnut Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 480-4300
Grades: 3-12
| 356 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Jose Sepulveda Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1801 S. Poplar
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 433-6500
Grades: K-5
| 388 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Lydia Romero-cruz Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2701 W. Fifth St.
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 480-2200
Grades: K-5
| 212 students
Rank: #2525.
Monte Vista Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2116 W. Monta Vista Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 558-5831
Grades: K-5
| 529 students
Rank: #2626.
Andrew Jackson Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1143 S. Nakoma Dr.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 431-3700
Grades: K-5
| 814 students
Rank: #2727.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1522 W. Adams St.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 431-3800
Grades: K-5
| 717 students
Rank: #2828.
Pio Pico Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
931 W. Highland
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 972-7500
Grades: K-5
| 542 students
Rank: #2929.
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
425 S. Sullivan
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 972-6200
Grades: K-5
| 855 students
Rank: #3030.
Martin R. Heninger Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
417 W. Walnut St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 953-3800
Grades: K-8
| 1,198 students
Rank: #3131.
Thomas A. Edison Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2063 Orange Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(714) 433-6900
Grades: K-5
| 544 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Fremont Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1930 W. 10th St.
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 972-4300
Grades: K-5
| 580 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Heroes Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1111 Civic Center Dr.
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 558-5501
Grades: K-5
| 595 students
Rank: #3434.
Saddleback High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2801 S. Flower
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(714) 513-2900
Grades: 7-12
| 1,626 students
Rank: #3535.
Monroe Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
417 E. Central Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(714) 431-3900
Grades: K-5
| 330 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 53,039 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13

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