Santa Maria-Bonita School District

708 S. Miller St.
Santa Maria , CA 93454 - 6230
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Grades: KG - 08

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 2022 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 16,665 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, Jim?nez Roberto And Dr. Francisco 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 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
21 Schools
10,294 Schools
# Students
16,665 Students
5,952,381 Students
# Teachers
772 Teachers
264,811 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

Santa Maria-Bonita School District, which is ranked #1421 of all 1,873 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State 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
0.10
0.63
# American Indian Students
35 Students
28,351 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
277 Students
702,409 Students
% Asian Students
2%
12%
# Hispanic Students
15,814 Students
3,303,374 Students
% Hispanic Students
95%
56%
# Black Students
50 Students
306,585 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
373 Students
1,290,217 Students
% White Students
2%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
9 Students
25,751 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
105 Students
294,102 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
2,020
458,150
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,845
423,156
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,840
429,338
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,877
436,138
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,882
443,865
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,909
446,171
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,726
437,696
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,786
457,616
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,780
465,035
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
499,550
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
493,565
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
477,486
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
484,615
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,913 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,522. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,454 is less than the state median of $19,618. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$232 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$241 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,913
$19,522
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,454
$19,618
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Santa Maria-Bonita School District Public Schools (2022)

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
| 870 students
Rank: #22.
Jim?nez Roberto And Dr. Francisco Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1970 S. Biscayne St.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 361-4340
Grades: K-7
| 895 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
| 818 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
| 1,084 students
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
| 867 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
| 687 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
| 859 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
| 627 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
| 920 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
| 700 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
| 799 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
| 748 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
| 274 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
| 893 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
| 989 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
| 549 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
| 892 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
| 859 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
| 940 students
Rank: n/an/a
750 Meehan St.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 928-1783
Grades: K-6
| 491 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • District size: 21
  • Enrollment: 16,665 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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