Surprise Valley Joint Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public middle schools serving 121 students in Surprise Valley Joint Unified School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public middle schools in California.
Public Middle Schools in Surprise Valley Joint Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the California public middle school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Surprise Valley Joint Unified School District are Surprise Valley High School and Surprise Valley Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public middle school average of 76% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Surprise Valley Joint Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Surprise Valley Joint Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
2 Schools
3,450 Schools
# Students
121 Students
1,870,481 Students
# Teachers
8 Teachers
85,624 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Surprise Valley Joint Unified School District, which is ranked #449 of all 1,474 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#523 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Surprise Valley Joint Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Surprise Valley Joint 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)
55-59%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Surprise Valley Joint 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
(16-17)
≥50%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Surprise Valley Joint Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.51
0.64
# American Indian Students
15 Students
10,821 Students
% American Indian Students
12%
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
193,871 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
10%
# Hispanic Students
20 Students
1,008,925 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
54%
# Black Students
n/a
103,587 Students
% Black Students
n/a
6%
# White Students
81 Students
446,254 Students
% White Students
67%
24%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
8,068 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
5 Students
97,973 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
13
75,815
# Students in 1st Grade:
7
71,361
# Students in 2nd Grade:
4
71,871
# Students in 3rd Grade:
7
72,527
# Students in 4th Grade:
7
74,959
# Students in 5th Grade:
14
80,211
# Students in 6th Grade:
11
291,015
# Students in 7th Grade:
13
457,517
# Students in 8th Grade:
12
464,955
# Students in 9th Grade:
11
54,331
# Students in 10th Grade:
10
51,301
# Students in 11th Grade:
8
50,726
# Students in 12th Grade:
4
53,892
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,488 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,522. The school district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,331 is less than the state median of $19,618. The school district spending/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$2 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Surprise Valley Joint 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)
$2 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Surprise Valley Joint 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
$18,488
$19,522
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Surprise Valley Joint 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
$18,331
$19,618
This chart display average spending per public school student in Surprise Valley Joint 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 Surprise Valley Joint Unified School District Public Middle Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Surprise Valley High School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
470 Lincoln St.
Cedarville, CA 96104
(530) 279-6141
Grades: 8-12
| 45 students
Rank: #22.
Surprise Valley Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
470 Lincoln St.
Cedarville, CA 96104
(530) 279-6141
Grades: K-7
| 76 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Surprise Valley Joint Unified School District
  • 470 Lincoln St., Cedarville, CA, 96104-0100
  • (530) 279-6141
  • svjusd.org
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 121 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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