Santa Maria-Bonita School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 17,122 students in Santa Maria-Bonita School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Santa Maria-Bonita School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Santa Maria-Bonita School District are Ontiveros (Juan Pacifico) Elementary School, Roberto and Dr. Francisco Jiménez Elementary School and Tunnell (Martin Luther) Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Santa Maria-Bonita 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).

Overview

School District NameSanta Maria-Bonita School District
School District Websitehttp://www.smbsd.org
School District Phone Number(805) 928-1783
School District Grades OfferedKG - 08
2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools20 Schools10,337 Schools
# of Students17,122 Students6,194,425 Students
# of Teachers742 Teachers264,623 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1

District Rank

Santa Maria-Bonita 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.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1461 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Santa Maria-Bonita  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
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)
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
0.110.64
# of American Indian Students25 Students32,923 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students328 Students718,723 Students
% Asian Students
2%
12%
# of Hispanic Students16,141 Students3,364,711 Students
% Hispanic Students
94%
54%
# of Black Students68 Students337,249 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# of White Students495 Students1,436,577 Students
% White Students
3%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students4 Students28,735 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students61 Students272,835 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 18
# of Students in Kindergarten:2,307530,196
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,916456,718
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,967454,144
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,789445,871
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,853465,072
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,863470,456
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,873484,451
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,803474,188
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,751471,709
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 493,048
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 481,274
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 473,176
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 485,988
# of Ungraded Students: - 8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,027 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 $12,677 is less than the state median of $14,597. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$223 MM$28 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$217 MM$27 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,027$15,053
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,677$14,597
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 2016-17 school year data.

Best Santa Maria-Bonita School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Ontiveros (Juan Pacifico) Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    930 W. Rancho Verde
    Santa Maria, CA 93458
    (805) 361-7680

    Grades: K-6 | 987 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Roberto and Dr. Francisco Jiménez Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1970 S. Biscayne St.
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 361-8112

    Grades: K-6 | 969 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Tunnell (Martin Luther) Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1248 E. Dena Way
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 361-7940

    Grades: K-6 | 794 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Kunst (tommie) Junior High School Math: 30% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    930 Hidden Pines Way
    Santa Maria, CA 93458
    (805) 361-5800

    Grades: 7-8 | 1,133 student
  • Rank: #55.
    Taylor (ida Redmond) Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1921 N. Carlotti Dr.
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 361-6250

    Grades: K-6 | 934 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Sanchez (david J.) Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    804 W. Liberty St.
    Santa Maria, CA 93458
    (805) 361-4625

    Grades: K-6 | 759 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Rice (William) Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    700 E. Vickie Ave.
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 361-7740

    Grades: K-6 | 902 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Arellanes Junior High School Math: 28% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1890 Sandalwood Dr.
    Santa Maria, CA 93455
    (805) 361-6820

    Grades: 7-8 | 642 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Alvin Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    301 E. Alvin Ave.
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 361-6760

    Grades: K-6 | 988 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Battles (Washington) Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    605 E. Battles Rd.
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 361-6880

    Grades: K-6 | 884 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    El Camino Junior High School Math: 24% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    219 W. El Camino
    Santa Maria, CA 93458
    (805) 361-7800

    Grades: 7-8 | 830 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Fairlawn Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    120 N. Mary Dr.
    Santa Maria, CA 93458
    (805) 361-7500

    Grades: K-6 | 771 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Arellanes (Don Juan Bautista) Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1890 Sandalwood Dr.
    Santa Maria, CA 93455
    (805) 361-6860

    Grades: K-6 | 313 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Adam (William Laird) Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    500 W. Windsor
    Santa Maria, CA 93458
    (805) 361-6700

    Grades: K-6 | 983 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Fesler (Isaac) Junior High School Math: 19% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1100 E. Fesler St.
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 361-7880

    Grades: 7-8 | 949 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Miller (Isaac) Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    410 E. Camino Colegio
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 361-7560

    Grades: K-6 | 904 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Bonita Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2715 W. Main St.
    Santa Maria, CA 93458
    (805) 361-8280

    Grades: K-6 | 570 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Liberty Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1300 W. Sonya Ln.
    Santa Maria, CA 93458
    (805) 361-4530

    Grades: K-6 | 887 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Oakley (Calvin C.) Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1120 W. Harding St.
    Santa Maria, CA 93458
    (805) 361-7620

    Grades: K-6 | 964 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Bruce (Robert) Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    601 W. Alvin Ave.
    Santa Maria, CA 93458
    (805) 361-6940

    Grades: K-6 | 959 students
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