Visalia Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 42 public schools serving 28,862 students in Visalia Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Visalia Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Visalia Unified School District are Oak Grove Elementary School, Hurley Elementary School and Manuel F. Hernandez. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Visalia Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Visalia 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
42 Schools
10,289 Schools
# Students
28,862 Students
5,950,762 Students
# Teachers
1,290 Teachers
264,737 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

Visalia Unified School District, which is ranked #914 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 94% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#903 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Visalia Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Visalia 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)
50%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Visalia 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
94%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Visalia 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
0.48
0.63
# American Indian Students
140 Students
28,341 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
1,413 Students
702,306 Students
% Asian Students
5%
12%
# Hispanic Students
20,109 Students
3,302,330 Students
% Hispanic Students
70%
56%
# Black Students
397 Students
306,500 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
5,215 Students
1,289,869 Students
% White Students
18%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
48 Students
25,742 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,540 Students
294,082 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
2,215
457,990
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,096
423,037
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,077
429,215
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,181
436,003
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,144
443,754
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,199
446,040
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,157
437,468
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,216
457,337
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,303
464,787
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,434
499,546
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,359
493,556
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,319
477,454
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,162
484,575
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,762 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,522. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,604 is less than the state median of $19,618. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$368 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Visalia Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$364 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Visalia Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,762
$19,522
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Visalia 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
$12,604
$19,618
This chart display average spending per public school student in Visalia 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 Visalia Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4445 W. Ferguson Ave.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 622-3105
Grades: K-8
| 784 students
Rank: #22.
Hurley Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6600 W. Hurley Ave.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7905
Grades: K-6
| 570 students
Rank: #33.
Manuel F. Hernandez
Math: 57% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2133 N. Leila St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 622-3199
Grades: K-6
| 710 students
Rank: #44.
Shannon Ranch Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3637 N. Ranch St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 622-3258
Grades: K-6
| 635 students
Rank: #55.
Redwood High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1001 W. Main St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7367
Grades: 9-12
| 2,519 students
Rank: #66.
Linwood Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
3129 S. Linwood St.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7776
Grades: K-6
| 520 students
Rank: #77.
Ridgeview Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3315 N. Akers St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 622-3308
Grades: 7-8
| 835 students
Rank: #88.
Conyer Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
814 S. Sowell
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7751
Grades: K-6
| 414 students
Rank: #99.
Green Acres Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1147 N. Mooney Blvd.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7671
Grades: 7-8
| 763 students
Rank: #1010.
El Diamante High School
Math: 26% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5100 W. Whitendale Ave.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 735-3501
Grades: 9-12
| 2,103 students
Rank: #1111.
Visalia Technical Early College
Charter School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2245 S. Linwood
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 622-3212
Grades: 9-12
| 230 students
Rank: #1212.
Mt. Whitney High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
900 S. Conyer St.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7602
Grades: 9-12
| 1,683 students
Rank: #1313.
Cottonwood Creek Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4222 S. Dans St.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 735-3539
Grades: K-6
| 661 students
Rank: #1414.
Elbow Creek Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
32747 Rd. 138
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-7766
Grades: K-6
| 537 students
Rank: #1515.
Golden West High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1717 N. Mcauliff St.
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-7814
Grades: 9-12
| 1,953 students
Rank: #1616.
Riverway Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1341 Glendale Ave.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 931-8020
Grades: K-6
| 761 students
Rank: #1717.
La Joya Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4711 W. La Vida
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7921
Grades: 7-8
| 839 students
Rank: #1818.
Ivanhoe Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
16030 Ave. 332
Ivanhoe, CA 93235
(559) 730-7849
Grades: K-8
| 587 students
Rank: #1919.
Mountain View Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2021 S. Encina
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7783
Grades: K-6
| 484 students
Rank: #2020.
Royal Oaks Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1323 Clover Dr.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7787
Grades: K-6
| 445 students
Rank: #2121.
Annie R. Mitchell
Math: 30% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2121 E. Laura Ave.
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 622-3195
Grades: K-6
| 732 students
Rank: #2222.
Valley Oak Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 N. Lovers Ln.
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-7681
Grades: 7-8
| 926 students
Rank: #2323.
Divisadero Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 S. Divisadero
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7661
Grades: 7-8
| 802 students
Rank: #2424.
Mineral King Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3333 E. Kaweah Ave.
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-7779
Grades: K-6
| 597 students
Rank: #2525.
Crestwood Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3001 W. Whitendale Ave.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7754
Grades: K-6
| 597 students
Rank: #2626.
Pinkham Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 E. Tulare Ave.
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-7853
Grades: K-6
| 498 students
Rank: #2727.
Crowley Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
214 E. Ferguson St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7758
Grades: K-6
| 508 students
Rank: #2828.
Four Creeks Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1844 N. Burke St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 622-3115
Grades: K-6
| 659 students
Rank: #2929.
Golden Oak Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 N. Lovers Ln.
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-7851
Grades: K-6
| 654 students
Rank: #3030.
Willow Glen Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
310 N. Akers Rd.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7798
Grades: K-8
| 547 students
Rank: #3131.
Global Learning Charter
Charter School
Math: 20% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1051 Robin Dr.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7788
Grades: K-8
| 427 students
Rank: #3232.
Visalia Charter Independent Study
Charter School
Math: 9% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1821 W. Meadow Ln.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 735-8055
Grades: 7-12
| 498 students
Rank: #3333.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
500 S. Garden
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7795
Grades: K-8
| 294 students
Rank: #3434.
Goshen Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
6505 Ave. 308
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7847
Grades: K-6
| 567 students
Rank: #3535.
Charter Home School Academy
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
211 W. Tulare Ave.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 622-3273
Grades: K-8
| 130 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Visalia Unified
  • 5000 W. Cypress Ave., Visalia, CA, 93277-8300
  • (559) 730-7300
  • vusd.org
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 28,862 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48

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