Sonoma Valley Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 4,433 students in Sonoma Valley Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Sonoma Valley Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Sonoma Valley Unified School District are Prestwood Elementary School, Sonoma Valley High School and Adele Harrison Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Sonoma Valley Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Sonoma Valley 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
11 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
4,433 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
219 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Sonoma Valley Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 988 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 86% 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
#1214 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sonoma Valley Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sonoma Valley 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)
42%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sonoma Valley 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
86%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sonoma Valley 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
0.54
0.64
# American Indian Students
16 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
91 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
2%
12%
# Hispanic Students
2,551 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
58%
54%
# Black Students
20 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
1,603 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
36%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
146 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
376
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
311
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
319
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
336
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
333
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
324
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
354
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
366
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
347
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
349
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
366
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
342
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
310
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,857 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,247 is higher than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$70 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sonoma Valley Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$72 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Sonoma Valley Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,857
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sonoma Valley 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
$16,247
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sonoma Valley 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 Sonoma Valley Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Prestwood Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
343 E. Macarthur St.
Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 935-6030
Grades: K-5
| 407 students
Rank: #22.
Sonoma Valley High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
20000 Brd.way
Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 933-4010
Grades: 9-12
| 1,324 students
Rank: #33.
Adele Harrison Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1150 Brd.way
Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 935-6080
Grades: 6-8
| 429 students
Rank: #44.
Flowery Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
17600 Sonoma Hwy.
Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 935-6060
Grades: K-5
| 332 students
Rank: #55.
Altimira Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
17805 Arnold Dr.
Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 935-6020
Grades: 6-8
| 498 students
Rank: #66.
Dunbar Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
11700 Dunbar Rd.
Glen Ellen, CA 95442
(707) 935-6070
Grades: K-5
| 213 students
Rank: #77.
Sassarini Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
652 Fifth St. W.
Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 935-6040
Grades: K-5
| 335 students
Rank: #88.
Creekside High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
950 Brd.way
Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 933-4046
Grades: 9-12
| 43 students
Rank: #99.
El Verano Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
18606 Riverside Dr.
Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 935-6050
Grades: K-5
| 392 students
Sonoma Charter
Charter School
17202 Sonoma Hwy.
Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 935-4232
Grades: K-8
| 211 students
Woodland Star Charter
Charter School
17811 Arnold Dr.
Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 996-3849
Grades: K-8
| 249 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 4,433 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54

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