Waterford Unified School District

219 N. Reinway Ave. Bldg. 2
Waterford, CA 95386-9158
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,797 students in Waterford Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Waterford Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
5 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
1,797 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
84 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Waterford Unified School District, which is ranked #931 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 85-89% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#918 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Waterford Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waterford 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)
31%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waterford 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
85-89%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Waterford 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
6 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
29 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
2%
12%
# Hispanic Students
1,224 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
68%
56%
# Black Students
22 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
481 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
27%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
31 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
144
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
104
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
126
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
131
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
115
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
142
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
115
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
137
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
116
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
146
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
171
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
165
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
185
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,338 is higher than the state median of $15,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,067 is higher than the state median of $14,028. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$40 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Waterford 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
$33 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Waterford 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
$22,338
$15,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Waterford 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
$18,067
$14,028
This chart display average spending per public school student in Waterford 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 Waterford Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sentinel High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
121 S. Reinway Ave.
Waterford, CA 95386
(209) 874-9017
Grades: 9-12
| 43 students
Rank: #22.
Waterford High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
121 S. Reinway
Waterford, CA 95386
(209) 874-9060
Grades: 9-12
| 624 students
Rank: #33.
Richard M. Moon Primary
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
319 N. Reinway Ave.
Waterford, CA 95386
(209) 847-2371
Grades: K-3
| 505 students
Rank: #44.
Waterford Junior
Math: 21% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
12916 Bentley St.
Waterford, CA 95386
(209) 874-2382
Grades: 7-8
| 253 students
Rank: #55.
Lucille Whitehead Intermediate
Math: 13% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
119 N. Reinway Ave.
Waterford, CA 95386
(209) 874-1080
Grades: 4-6
| 372 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Waterford Unified School District?
Waterford Unified School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,797 students.
What is the rank of Waterford Unified School District?
Waterford Unified School District is ranked #931 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 Waterford Unified School District?
68% of Waterford Unified School District students are Hispanic, 27% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Waterford Unified School District?
Waterford Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Waterford Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $18,067 is higher than the state median of $14,028. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 1,797 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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