Ventura Unified School District

255 W. Stanley Ave. Ste. 100
Ventura, CA 93001-1348
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 15,856 students in Ventura Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Ventura Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Ventura Unified School District are Mound Elementary School, Foothill Technology High School and Portola Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Ventura 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 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
27 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
15,856 Students
5,952,849 Students
# Teachers
650 Teachers
264,836 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Ventura Unified School District, which is ranked #603 of all 1,873 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 89% has decreased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#563 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ventura Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ventura 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%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ventura 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
89%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Ventura 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
0.57
0.63
# American Indian Students
39 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
541 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
4%
12%
# Hispanic Students
8,709 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
55%
56%
# Black Students
168 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
5,735 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
36%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
23 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
641 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,182
458,222
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,102
423,251
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,083
429,440
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,094
436,251
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,122
443,978
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,134
446,282
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,204
437,766
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,225
457,689
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,249
465,106
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,431
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,453
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,313
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,264
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,385 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,972 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$212 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Ventura 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)
$206 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Ventura 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
$13,385
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ventura 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
$12,972
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ventura 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 Ventura Unified School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mound Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
455 S. Hill Rd.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1886
Grades: K-5
| 555 students
Rank: #22.
Foothill Technology High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
100 Day Rd.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-0023
Grades: 9-12
| 1,013 students
Rank: #33.
Portola Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6700 Eagle St.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1734
Grades: K-5
| 569 students
Rank: #44.
El Camino High School
Alternative School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
61 Day Rd.
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 289-7955
Grades: 9-12
| 298 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Loma Vista Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 Lynn Dr.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 641-5443
Grades: K-5
| 349 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Pierpont Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1254 Marthas Vineyard Ct.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 641-5470
Grades: K-5
| 253 students
Rank: #77.
Poinsettia Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
350 N. Victoria Ave.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-7971
Grades: K-5
| 377 students
Rank: #88.
Junipero Serra Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8880 Halifax St.
Ventura, CA 93004
(805) 672-2717
Grades: K-5
| 443 students
Rank: #99.
Cabrillo Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1426 E. Santa Clara St.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 641-5155
Grades: 6-8
| 869 students
Rank: #1010.
Citrus Glen Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9655 Darling Rd.
Ventura, CA 93004
(805) 672-0220
Grades: K-5
| 494 students
Rank: #1111.
Juanamaria Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 S. Crocker Ave.
Ventura, CA 93004
(805) 672-0291
Grades: K-5
| 417 students
Rank: #1212.
Ventura High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2 N. Catalina St.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 641-5116
Grades: 9-12
| 2,124 students
Rank: #1313.
Balboa Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
247 Hill Rd.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,138 students
Rank: #1414.
Academy Of Technology & Leadership At Saticoy
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
760 Jazmin Ave.
Ventura, CA 93004
(805) 672-2701
Grades: K-5
| 404 students
Rank: #1515.
Sunset Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 Sunset Ave.
Oak View, CA 93022
(805) 649-6600
Grades: K-8
| 341 students
Rank: #1616.
Montalvo Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2050 Grand Ave.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1872
Grades: K-5
| 386 students
Rank: #1717.
De Anza Academy Of Technology And The Arts
Math: 33% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2060 Cameron St.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 641-5165
Grades: 6-8
| 680 students
Rank: #1818.
Buena High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5670 Telegraph Rd.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1826
Grades: 9-12
| 1,858 students
Rank: #1919.
Anacapa Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
100 S. Mills Rd.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-7900
Grades: 6-8
| 863 students
Rank: #2020.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1107 E. Santa Clara St.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 641-5438
Grades: K-5
| 222 students
Rank: #2121.
Homestead (Alternative)
Alternative School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
450 Valmore Ave.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1817
Grades: K-8
| 166 students
Rank: #2222.
E. P. Foster Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
20 Pleasant Pl.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 641-5420
Grades: K-5
| 381 students
Rank: #2323.
Elmhurst Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5080 Elmhurst St.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1860
Grades: K-5
| 388 students
Rank: #2424.
Blanche Reynolds Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
450 Valmore Ave.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-1817
Grades: K-5
| 221 students
Rank: #2525.
Will Rogers Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
316 Howard St.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 641-5496
Grades: K-5
| 474 students
Rank: #2626.
Sheridan Way Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
573 Sheridan Way
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 641-5491
Grades: K-5
| 405 students
Rank: #2727.
Pacific High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
501 College Dr.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 289-7950
Grades: 9-12
| 168 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 27 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 15,856 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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