Santa Paula Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 5,302 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).
The top ranked public schools in Santa Paula Unified School District are Grace S. Thille Elementary School, Thelma B. Bedell Elementary School and Santa Paula High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Santa Paula Unified 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).

Top Rankings

Santa Paula Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Santa Paula Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
9 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
5,302 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
241 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

Santa Paula Unified 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.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1432 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Santa Paula Unified  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 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)
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
94%
84%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.07
0.64
# American Indian Students
4 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
11 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
12%
# Hispanic Students
5,101 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
96%
54%
# Black Students
5 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
166 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
3%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
12 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
404
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
365
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
367
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
388
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
380
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
418
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
453
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
389
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
444
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
465
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
396
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
422
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
411
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,600 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,053.
The school district's spending/student of $14,831 is higher than the state median of $14,597.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$77 MM
$28 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$79 MM
$27 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 2016-17 school year data.

Best Santa Paula Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Grace S. Thille Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1144 Ventura St.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 933-8920
Grades: K-5
| 402 students
Rank: #22.
Thelma B. Bedell Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1305 Laurel Rd.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 933-8951
Grades: K-5
| 286 students
Rank: #33.
Santa Paula High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
404 N. Sixth St.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 525-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,583 students
Rank: #44.
Barbara Webster Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1150 Saticoy St.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 933-8930
Grades: K-5
| 348 students
Rank: #55.
Glen City Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
141 Steckel Dr.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 933-8850
Grades: K-5
| 560 students
Rank: #66.
Mckevett Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
955 E. Pleasant St.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 933-8910
Grades: K-5
| 347 students
Rank: #77.
Isbell Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
221 S. Fourth St.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 933-8880
Grades: 6-8
| 1,286 students
Rank: #88.
Blanchard Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Peck Rd.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 933-8866
Grades: K-5
| 379 students
Rank: #99.
Renaissance High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
333 N. Palm Ave.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 525-4407
Grades: 9-12
| 111 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 5,302 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.07

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