Selma Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 1,990 students in Selma Unified School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in California.
Public High Schools in Selma Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the California public high school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Selma Unified School District are Selma High School, Heartland High (Continuation School) and Selma Independent. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Selma Unified School District have a Graduation Rate of 91%, which is more than the California average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Selma High School, with 94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public high school average of 75% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Selma 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
3 Schools
2,813 Schools
# Students
1,990 Students
2,121,132 Students
# Teachers
86 Teachers
94,643 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Selma Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 485 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 91% has decreased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1294 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Selma Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Selma 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)
44%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Selma 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
91%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Selma 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
0.21
0.65
# American Indian Students
6 Students
13,040 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
108 Students
247,507 Students
% Asian Students
6%
12%
# Hispanic Students
1,766 Students
1,111,792 Students
% Hispanic Students
89%
52%
# Black Students
5 Students
123,310 Students
% Black Students
n/a
6%
# White Students
97 Students
527,008 Students
% White Students
5%
25%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
10,252 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
6 Students
85,551 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
-
15,469
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
16,291
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
12,778
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2
12,660
# Students in 4th Grade:
2
13,193
# Students in 5th Grade:
1
14,190
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
24,623
# Students in 7th Grade:
2
34,954
# Students in 8th Grade:
16
36,302
# Students in 9th Grade:
491
492,925
# Students in 10th Grade:
500
481,177
# Students in 11th Grade:
499
473,092
# Students in 12th Grade:
477
485,872
# Ungraded Students:
-
7,588

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,070 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,033. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,987 is less than the state median of $16,124. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$91 MM
$29 MM
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Spending
$90 MM
$29 MM
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Revenue / Student
$14,070
$16,033
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Selma Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,987
$16,124
This chart display average spending per public school student in Selma Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Selma Unified School District Public High Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Selma High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3125 Wright St.
Selma, CA 93662
(559) 898-6550
Grades: 9-12
| 1,780 students
Rank: #22.
Heartland High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2269 Sylvia St.
Selma, CA 93662
(559) 898-6670
Grades: 7-12
| 71 students
Rank: #33.
Selma Independent
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2269 Sylvia St.
Selma, CA 93662
(559) 898-6670
Grades: 7-12
| 139 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 1,990 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21

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