Washington Unified School District

7950 S. Elm Ave.
Fresno, CA 93706-9283
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,566 students in Washington Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Washington Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 94% 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
7 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
2,566 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
134 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Washington Unified School District, which is ranked #958 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 88% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#996 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Washington Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington 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)
29%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington 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
88%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Washington 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
0.37
0.63
# American Indian Students
10 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
175 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
7%
12%
# Hispanic Students
2,028 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
79%
56%
# Black Students
150 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
6%
5%
# White Students
159 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
6%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
41 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
152
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
129
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
141
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
128
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
137
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
141
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
159
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
126
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
146
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
335
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
333
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
350
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
289
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,451 is higher than the state median of $15,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,449 is higher than the state median of $14,028. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$47 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Washington 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
$40 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Washington 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
$18,451
$15,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Washington 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
$15,449
$14,028
This chart display average spending per public school student in Washington 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 Washington Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Easton Continuation High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5865 S. Clara Ave.
Fresno, CA 93706
(559) 495-5690
Grades: 9-12
| 23 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Elm High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5865 S. Clara Ave.
Fresno, CA 93706
(559) 495-5690
Grades: 9-12
| 32 students
Rank: #33.
Washington High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6041 S. Elm Ave.
Fresno, CA 93706
(559) 485-8805
Grades: 9-12
| 1,252 students
Rank: #44.
American Union Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2801 W. Adams Ave.
Fresno, CA 93706
(559) 495-5650
Grades: K-8
| 308 students
Rank: #55.
West Fresno Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2888 S. Ivy St.
Fresno, CA 93706
(559) 495-5607
Grades: 6-8
| 318 students
Rank: #66.
West Fresno Elementary School
Math: 10% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2910 S. Ivy St.
Fresno, CA 93706
(559) 495-5615
Grades: K-5
| 633 students
Rank: n/an/a
Easton Community Day
Alternative School
5865 S. Clara Ave.
Fresno, CA 93706
(559) 495-5690
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Washington Unified School District?
Washington Unified School District manages 7 public schools serving 2,566 students.
What is the rank of Washington Unified School District?
Washington Unified School District is ranked #958 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.
What is the racial composition of students in Washington Unified School District?
79% of Washington Unified School District students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Washington Unified School District?
Washington Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Washington Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,449 is higher than the state median of $14,028. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 2,566 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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