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 13 public middle schools serving 7,293 students in Visalia Unified School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in California.
Public Middle Schools in Visalia Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the California public middle school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public middle school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
41 Schools
3,478 Schools
# Students
28,961 Students
1,875,212 Students
# Teachers
1,287 Teachers
87,766 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
10,541 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,359 Students
199,355 Students
% Asian Students
5%
11%
# Hispanic Students
20,458 Students
1,021,136 Students
% Hispanic Students
71%
54%
# Black Students
396 Students
104,497 Students
% Black Students
1%
6%
# White Students
4,993 Students
425,910 Students
% White Students
17%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
41 Students
7,948 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,584 Students
103,260 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
2,251
83,361
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,033
74,656
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,108
77,033
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,092
77,239
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,190
80,324
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,184
86,020
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,200
291,274
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,204
434,675
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,245
455,560
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,400
55,052
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,424
52,041
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,326
51,590
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,304
56,387
# 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 Middle 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.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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
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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