Santa Paula Unified School District

201 S. Steckel Dr.
Santa Paula, CA 93060-3244
(District boundaries shown in map)

Top Rankings

Santa Paula 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%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 5,080 students in Santa Paula Unified 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 Paula Unified 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).
Minority enrollment is 97% 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
9 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
5,080 Students
5,953,047 Students
# Teachers
228 Teachers
264,842 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

Santa Paula Unified School District, which is ranked #1429 of all 1,873 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 90% has decreased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 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 Paula 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)
(18-19)
35%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Santa Paula 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
90%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Santa Paula Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.08
0.63
# American Indian Students
6 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
10 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
12%
# Hispanic Students
4,866 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
96%
56%
# Black Students
9 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
175 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
4%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
10 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
369
458,234
# Students in 1st Grade:
344
423,255
# Students in 2nd Grade:
325
429,448
# Students in 3rd Grade:
348
436,256
# Students in 4th Grade:
355
444,008
# Students in 5th Grade:
360
446,301
# Students in 6th Grade:
365
437,800
# Students in 7th Grade:
355
457,732
# Students in 8th Grade:
398
465,149
# Students in 9th Grade:
524
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
434
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
471
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
432
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,698 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,087 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$80 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Santa Paula Unified  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)
$82 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Santa Paula Unified  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
$15,698
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Santa Paula Unified  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
$16,087
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in Santa Paula Unified  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 Paula Unified School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: n/an/a
1150 Saticoy St.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 933-8930
Grades: K-5
| 293 students
Rank: n/an/a
115 Peck Rd.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 933-8866
Grades: K-5
| 291 students
Rank: n/an/a
141 Steckel Dr.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 933-8850
Grades: K-5
| 546 students
Rank: n/an/a
1144 Ventura St.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 933-8920
Grades: K-5
| 363 students
Rank: n/an/a
Isbell Middle School
221 S. Fourth St.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 933-8880
Grades: 6-8
| 1,118 students
Rank: n/an/a
955 E. Pleasant St.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 933-8910
Grades: K-5
| 328 students
Rank: n/an/a
Renaissance High School
Alternative School
333 N. Palm Ave.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 525-4407
Grades: 9-12
| 112 students
Rank: n/an/a
404 N. Sixth St.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 525-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,749 students
Rank: n/an/a
1305 Laurel Rd.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 933-8951
Grades: K-5
| 280 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 9 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 5,080 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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