Visalia Unified School District

5000 W. Cypress Ave.
Visalia, CA 93277-8300
(District boundaries shown in map)
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 28 public elementary schools serving 15,380 students in Visalia Unified School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in California.
Public Elementary Schools in Visalia Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the California public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public elementary school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
41 Schools
7,685 Schools
# Students
28,961 Students
3,822,157 Students
# Teachers
1,287 Teachers
173,567 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)
#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.
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.
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.
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:

0.47
0.63
# American Indian Students
128 Students
17,644 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,359 Students
438,802 Students
% Asian Students
5%
12%
# Hispanic Students
20,458 Students
2,121,250 Students
% Hispanic Students
71%
56%
# Black Students
396 Students
196,201 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
4,993 Students
807,765 Students
% White Students
17%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
41 Students
15,388 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,584 Students
222,553 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
2,251
467,500
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,033
408,159
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,108
421,006
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,092
426,320
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,190
432,640
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,184
440,539
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,200
440,407
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,204
307,587
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,245
321,396
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,400
40,390
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,424
37,813
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,326
36,857
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,304
41,543
# 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 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 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 Elementary 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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #5 - 65. - 6.
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: #5 - 65. - 6.
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: #77.
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: #8 - 98. - 9.
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: #8 - 98. - 9.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #12 - 1312. - 13.
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: #12 - 1312. - 13.
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: #1414.
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: #1515.
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: #1616.
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: #1717.
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: #1818.
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: #19 - 2019. - 20.
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: #19 - 2019. - 20.
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: #2121.
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: #2222.
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: #2323.
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: #2424.
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: #25 - 2625. - 26.
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
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Pinkham Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 E. Tulare Ave.
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-7853
Grades: K-6
| 447 students
Rank: #2727.
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
| 140 students
Rank: #2828.
Washington Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
500 S. Garden
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-7795
Grades: K-8
| 265 students

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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%
  • : 91% (Top 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30% (Top 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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