Santa Maria-Bonita School District

708 S. Miller St.
Santa Maria, CA 93454-6230
(District boundaries shown in map)

Top Rankings

Santa Maria-Bonita 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 21 public schools serving 16,569 students in Santa Maria-Bonita School District.
Public Schools in Santa Maria-Bonita School District have a diversity score of 0.10, which is less than the California public school average of 0.63.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
21 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
16,569 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
732 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
26%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Santa Maria-Bonita  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)
(18-19)
34%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Santa Maria-Bonita  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.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.10
0.63
# American Indian Students
32 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
253 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
2%
12%
# Hispanic Students
15,732 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
95%
56%
# Black Students
51 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
381 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
2%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
113 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
2,088
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,790
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,830
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,804
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,879
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,863
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,887
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,674
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,754
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 $16,583 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,384 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$275 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Santa Maria-Bonita  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
$238 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Santa Maria-Bonita  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
$16,583
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Santa Maria-Bonita  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,384
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Santa Maria-Bonita  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Santa Maria-Bonita School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: n/an/a
500 W. Windsor
Santa Maria, CA 93458
(805) 361-6700
Grades: K-6
| 860 students
Rank: n/an/a
301 E. Alvin Ave.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 361-6760
Grades: K-6
| 930 students
1890 Sandalwood Dr.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 361-6860
Grades: K-6
| 285 students
Rank: n/an/a
1890 Sandalwood Dr.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 361-6820
Grades: 7-8
| 563 students
Rank: n/an/a
605 E. Battles Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 361-6880
Grades: K-6
| 690 students
Rank: n/an/a
750 Meehan St.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 361-6500
Grades: K-6
| 662 students
Rank: n/an/a
2715 W. Main St.
Santa Maria, CA 93458
(805) 361-8280
Grades: K-6
| 542 students
Rank: n/an/a
601 W. Alvin Ave.
Santa Maria, CA 93458
(805) 361-6940
Grades: K-6
| 908 students
Rank: n/an/a
219 W. El Camino
Santa Maria, CA 93458
(805) 361-7800
Grades: 7-8
| 769 students
Rank: n/an/a
120 N. Mary Dr.
Santa Maria, CA 93458
(805) 361-7500
Grades: K-6
| 778 students
Rank: n/an/a
1100 E. Fesler St.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 361-7880
Grades: 7-8
| 958 students
1970 S. Biscayne St.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 361-4340
Grades: K-8
| 1,020 students
Rank: n/an/a
930 Hidden Pines Way
Santa Maria, CA 93458
(805) 361-5800
Grades: 7-8
| 992 students
Rank: n/an/a
1300 W. Sonya Ln.
Santa Maria, CA 93458
(805) 361-4530
Grades: K-6
| 884 students
Rank: n/an/a
410 E. Camino Colegio
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 361-7560
Grades: K-6
| 889 students
Rank: n/an/a
1120 W. Harding St.
Santa Maria, CA 93458
(805) 361-7620
Grades: K-6
| 844 students
930 W. Rancho Verde
Santa Maria, CA 93458
(805) 361-7680
Grades: K-6
| 850 students
Rank: n/an/a
700 E. Vickie Ave.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 361-7740
Grades: K-6
| 843 students
Rank: n/an/a
804 W. Liberty St.
Santa Maria, CA 93458
(805) 361-4625
Grades: K-6
| 646 students
Rank: n/an/a
1921 N. Carlotti Dr.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 361-6250
Grades: K-6
| 848 students
1248 E. Dena Way
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 361-7940
Grades: K-6
| 808 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Santa Maria-Bonita School District?
Santa Maria-Bonita School District manages 21 public schools serving 16,569 students.
What is the racial composition of students in Santa Maria-Bonita School District?
95% of Santa Maria-Bonita School District students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Santa Maria-Bonita School District?
Santa Maria-Bonita School District has a student/teacher ratio of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Santa Maria-Bonita School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,384 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 21 schools
  • Grades: KG-08
  • Enrollment: 16,569 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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