Visalia Unified School District

5000 W. Cypress Ave.
Visalia, CA 93277-8300
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Visalia 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 2024 school year, there are 41 public schools serving 28,961 students in Visalia Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Visalia Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
41 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
28,961 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
1,287 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Visalia Unified School District, which is ranked #645 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#641 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Visalia Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
34%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
49%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.47
0.63
# American Indian Students
128 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,359 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
5%
12%
# Hispanic Students
20,458 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
71%
56%
# Black Students
396 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
4,993 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
17%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
41 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,584 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
2,251
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,033
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,108
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,092
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,190
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,184
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,200
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,204
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,245
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,400
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,424
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,326
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,304
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,613 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,058 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$481 MM
$116,387 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$407 MM
$107,188 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,613
$19,806
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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,058
$18,241
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 2020-21 school year data.

Best Visalia Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4445 W. Ferguson Ave.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 622-3105
Grades: K-8
| 752 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Hurley Elementary School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6600 W. Hurley Ave.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7905
Grades: K-6
| 557 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Ridgeview Middle School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3315 N. Akers St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 622-3308
Grades: 7-8
| 857 students
Rank: #44.
Mt. Whitney High School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
900 S. Conyer St.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7602
Grades: 9-12
| 1,717 students
Rank: #55.
Shannon Ranch Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3637 N. Ranch St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 622-3258
Grades: K-6
| 589 students
Rank: #66.
Redwood High School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1001 W. Main St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7367
Grades: 9-12
| 2,470 students
Rank: #77.
Manuel F. Hernandez
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2133 N. Leila St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 622-3199
Grades: K-6
| 693 students
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
Denton Elementary School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2231 N. Denton
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 931-8050
Grades: K-6
| 546 students
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
Golden West High School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1717 N. Mcauliff St.
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-7814
Grades: 9-12
| 2,039 students
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
Linwood Elementary School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3129 S. Linwood St.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7776
Grades: K-6
| 528 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Veva Blunt Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1119 S. Chinowth Rd.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7793
Grades: K-6
| 534 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Visalia Charter Independent Study
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1821 W. Meadow Ln.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 735-8055
Grades: 7-12
| 602 students
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Crowley Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
214 E. Ferguson St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7758
Grades: K-6
| 453 students
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Houston Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1200 N. Giddings St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7772
Grades: K-6
| 544 students
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Sequoia High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1040 N. Woodland St
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7649
Grades: 9-12
| 422 students
Rank: #1616.
Cottonwood Creek Elementary School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4222 S. Dans St.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 735-3539
Grades: K-6
| 639 students
Rank: #1717.
Green Acres Middle School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1147 N. Mooney Blvd.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7671
Grades: 7-8
| 716 students
Rank: #1818.
La Joya Middle School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4711 W. La Vida
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7921
Grades: 7-8
| 777 students
Rank: #1919.
Riverway Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1341 Glendale Ave.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 931-8020
Grades: K-6
| 777 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Royal Oaks Elementary School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1323 Clover Dr.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7787
Grades: K-6
| 893 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Willow Glen Elementary School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
310 N. Akers Rd.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7798
Grades: K-8
| 540 students
Rank: #2222.
Mountain View Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2021 S. Encina
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7783
Grades: K-6
| 514 students
Rank: #2323.
Global Learning Charter
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1051 Robin Dr.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7788
Grades: K-8
| 402 students
Rank: #2424.
Annie R. Mitchell
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2121 E. Laura Ave.
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 622-3195
Grades: K-6
| 731 students
Rank: #2525.
Divisadero Middle School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 S. Divisadero
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7661
Grades: 7-8
| 762 students
Rank: #2626.
Elbow Creek Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
32747 Rd. 138
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-7766
Grades: K-6
| 488 students
Rank: #2727.
Mineral King Elementary School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3333 E. Kaweah Ave.
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-7779
Grades: K-6
| 593 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Golden Oak Elementary School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 N. Lovers Ln.
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-7851
Grades: K-6
| 649 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Goshen Elementary School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6505 Ave. 308
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7847
Grades: K-6
| 503 students
Rank: #3030.
Conyer Elementary School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
814 S. Sowell
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7751
Grades: K-6
| 429 students
Rank: #3131.
Ivanhoe Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
16030 Ave. 332
Ivanhoe, CA 93235
(559) 730-7849
Grades: K-8
| 562 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Four Creeks Elementary School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1844 N. Burke St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 622-3115
Grades: K-6
| 626 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Valley Oak Middle School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 N. Lovers Ln.
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-7681
Grades: 7-8
| 908 students
Rank: #3434.
Highland Elementary School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
701 N. Stevenson St.
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7769
Grades: K-6
| 441 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Crestwood Elementary School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3001 W. Whitendale Ave.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7754
Grades: K-6
| 545 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Visalia Unified School District?
Visalia Unified School District manages 41 public schools serving 28,961 students.
What is the rank of Visalia Unified School District?
Visalia Unified School District is ranked #645 out of 1,167 school districts in California (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Visalia Unified School District?
71% of Visalia Unified School District students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Visalia Unified School District?
Visalia Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Visalia Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,058 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 41 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 28,961 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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