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 8 public high schools serving 9,561 students in Visalia Unified School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public high schools in California.
Public High Schools in Visalia Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the California public high school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 73% (versus the 56% statewide average).
Public High School in Visalia Unified School District have a Graduation Rate of 91%, which is more than the California average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Redwood High School, with 98% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public high school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
41 Schools
2,819 Schools
# Students
28,961 Students
2,202,926 Students
# Teachers
1,287 Teachers
101,134 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
0.64
# American Indian Students
128 Students
11,449 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,359 Students
253,504 Students
% Asian Students
5%
12%
# Hispanic Students
20,458 Students
1,210,360 Students
% Hispanic Students
71%
55%
# Black Students
396 Students
118,808 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
4,993 Students
492,258 Students
% White Students
17%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
41 Students
9,615 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,584 Students
103,544 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
2,251
24,268
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,033
22,398
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,108
23,183
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,092
23,195
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,190
23,339
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,184
23,640
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,200
31,567
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,204
40,814
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,245
43,546
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,400
484,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,424
494,744
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,326
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,304
489,782
# 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 High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
El Diamante High School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 72% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5100 W. Whitendale Ave.
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 735-3500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,072 students
Rank: #77.
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
| 229 students
Rank: n/an/a
Creekside Community Day
Alternative School
901 N Mooney Blvd
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 730-7491
Grades: 7-12
| 10 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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