Vallejo City Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 14,468 students in Vallejo City Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Vallejo City Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Vallejo City Unified School District are Joseph H. Wardlaw Elementary School, Cave Language Academy and Glen Cove Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Vallejo City Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Vallejo City 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
27 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
14,468 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
569 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
25:1

District Rank

Vallejo City 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 70% has decreased from 72% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1632 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Vallejo City Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Vallejo City 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)
30%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Vallejo City 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
70%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Vallejo City 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
0.72
0.64
# American Indian Students
53 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2,489 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
17%
12%
# Hispanic Students
6,029 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
42%
54%
# Black Students
3,917 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
27%
5%
# White Students
1,039 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
7%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
286 Students
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
1%
# Two or more races Students
655 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
1,355
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,169
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,164
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,161
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,177
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,188
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,115
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,080
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,021
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,047
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,003
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
958
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
997
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
33
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,798 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,053. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,662 is less than the state median of $14,597. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$185 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Vallejo City 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
$169 MM
$27 MM
This chart display total spending of Vallejo City 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.
Revenue / Student
$12,798
$15,053
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Vallejo City Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,662
$14,597
This chart display average spending per public school student in Vallejo City Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Vallejo City Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Joseph H. Wardlaw Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1698 Oakwood Ave.
Vallejo, CA 94591
(707) 556-8730
Grades: K-5
| 734 students
Rank: #22.
Cave Language Academy
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
770 Tregaskis Ave.
Vallejo, CA 94591
(707) 556-8410
Grades: K-8
| 355 students
Rank: #33.
Glen Cove Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
501 Glen Cove Pkwy.
Vallejo, CA 94591
(707) 556-8491
Grades: K-5
| 408 students
Rank: #44.
Vallejo Charter
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 29% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2833 Tennessee St.
Vallejo, CA 94591
(707) 556-8620
Grades: K-8
| 485 students
Rank: #55.
Grace Patterson Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1080 Porter St.
Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 556-8580
Grades: K-5
| 424 students
Rank: #66.
Federal Terrace Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
415 Daniels St.
Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 556-8460
Grades: K-5
| 391 students
Rank: #77.
Dan Mini Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1530 Lorenzo Dr.
Vallejo, CA 94589
(707) 556-8570
Grades: K-5
| 545 students
Rank: #88.
Annie Pennycook Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3620 Fernwood Dr.
Vallejo, CA 94591
(707) 556-8590
Grades: K-5
| 530 students
Rank: #99.
Highland Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1309 Ensign Ave.
Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 556-8500
Grades: K-5
| 605 students
Rank: #1010.
Mare Island Health And Fitness Academy
Magnet School
Math: 22% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Rickover St.
Vallejo, CA 94592
(707) 556-8560
Grades: K-8
| 417 students
Rank: #1111.
Steffan Manor Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
815 Cedar St.
Vallejo, CA 94591
(707) 556-8640
Grades: K-5
| 624 students
Rank: #1212.
Jesse M. Bethel High School
Math: 12% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 Ascot Pkwy.
Vallejo, CA 94591
(707) 556-5700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,620 students
Rank: #1313.
Hogan Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
850 Rosewood Ave.
Vallejo, CA 94591
(707) 556-3510
Grades: 6-8
| 951 students
Rank: #1414.
Beverly Hills Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1450 Coronel Ave.
Vallejo, CA 94591
(707) 556-8400
Grades: K-5
| 240 students
Rank: #1515.
Elsa Widenmann Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Whitney Dr.
Vallejo, CA 94589
(707) 556-8740
Grades: K-5
| 409 students
Rank: #1616.
Johnston Cooper Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
612 Del Mar St.
Vallejo, CA 94589
(707) 556-8420
Grades: K-5
| 512 students
Rank: #1717.
Vallejo High School
Math: 12% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
840 Nebraska St.
Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 556-1700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,700 students
Rank: #1818.
Franklin Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
501 Starr Ave.
Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 556-8470
Grades: 6-8
| 646 students
Rank: #1919.
Solano Middle School
Math: 14% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1025 Corcoran Ave.
Vallejo, CA 94589
(707) 556-8600
Grades: 6-8
| 517 students
Rank: #2020.
Loma Vista Environmental Science Academy
Magnet School
Math: 8% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
146 Rainier St.
Vallejo, CA 94589
(707) 556-8550
Grades: K-8
| 519 students
Rank: #2121.
John Finney High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
233 Hobbs Ave.
Vallejo, CA 94589
(707) 556-8670
Grades: 9-12
| 174 students
Rank: #2222.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
620 Carolina St.
Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 556-8540
Grades: K-5
| 203 students
Caliber: Changemakers Academy
Charter School
1357 Colusa St.
Richmond, CA 94805
(707) 563-9827
Grades: K-8
| 492 students
Mare Island Technology Academy
Charter School
2 Positive Pl.
Vallejo, CA 94589
(707) 552-6482
Grades: 6-8
| 421 students
Mit Academy
Charter School
2 Positive Pl.
Vallejo, CA 94589
(707) 552-6482
Grades: 9-12
| 492 students
Vallejo Adult Transition
Special Education School
425 Corcoran Ave
Vallejo, CA 94589
(707) 556-8921
Grades: Inquire with school
| 32 students
Vallejo Education Academy
Alternative School
Reading: <50%
301 Farragut Ave.
Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 649-3909
Grades: 7-12
| 22 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 14,468 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72

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