Santa Maria Joint Union High School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 4 public schools managed by Santa Maria Joint Union High School District serving 7,858 students in Santa Maria, California.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California state average of 76%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is more than the state average of 23:1.

Santa Maria Joint Union High School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Santa Maria Delta High School Alternative School
    4893 Bethany Ln.
    Santa Maria, CA 93455
    (805)937-6356

    Grades: 9-12 | 370 students
  • Santa Maria Ernest Righetti High School
    941 E. Foster Rd.
    Santa Maria, CA 93455
    (805)937-2051

    Grades: 9-12 | 2180 students
  • Santa Maria Pioneer Valley High School
    675 Panther Dr.
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805)922-1305

    Grades: 9-12 | 2717 students
  • Santa Maria Santa Maria High School
    901 S. Brd.way
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805)925-2567

    Grades: 9-12 | 2591 students

Overview

School District NameSanta Maria Joint Union High School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students7,858 students
# of Teachers328 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio24:1
# of Male Students3,968 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students3,890 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.28
# of American Indian Students23 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students248 students
% Asian Students
3%
# of Hispanic Students6,599 students
% Hispanic Students
84%
# of Black Students80 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students780 students
% White Students
10%
# of Hawaiian Students11 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students117 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten: -
# of Students in 1st Grade: -
# of Students in 2nd Grade: -
# of Students in 3rd Grade: -
# of Students in 4th Grade: -
# of Students in 5th Grade: -
# of Students in 6th Grade: -
# of Students in 7th Grade: -
# of Students in 8th Grade: -
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,979
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,947
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,945
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,987
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Santa Maria Joint Union High School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Santa Maria Joint Union High 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Santa Maria Joint Union High 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Santa Maria Joint Union High School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,896 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,798. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,677 is less than the state average of $11,280. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$68 MM$17 MM
This chart display total revenue of Santa Maria Joint Union High School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$74 MM$18 MM
This chart display total spending of Santa Maria Joint Union High School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,896$10,798
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Santa Maria Joint Union High School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,677$11,280
This chart display average spending per public school student in Santa Maria Joint Union High School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Santa Maria Joint Union High School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.28, which is lower than the California average of 0.41. The most diverse school in the district is Ernest Righetti High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.