West Contra Costa Unified School District

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 63 public schools in West Contra Costa Unified School District, serving 31,510 students.
  • Public schools in West Contra Costa Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 50% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
  • The top ranked public schools in West Contra Costa Unified School District are Kensington Elementary School, Madera Elementary School and Middle College High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is more than the California public school average of 23:1.

Overview

School District NameWest Contra Costa Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.wccusd.net
School District Phone Number(510) 231-1101
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools63 Schools10,322 Schools
# of Students31,510 Students6,196,093 Students
# of Teachers1,270 Teachers264,750 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1

District Comparison

  • West Contra Costa Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,013 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Contra Costa 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Contra Costa 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
79%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of West Contra Costa Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.650.64
# of American Indian Students80 Students32,941 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students4,684 Students719,599 Students
% Asian Students
15%
12%
# of Hispanic Students17,241 Students3,366,608 Students
% Hispanic Students
55%
54%
# of Black Students5,030 Students337,796 Students
% Black Students
16%
5%
# of White Students3,233 Students1,437,339 Students
% White Students
10%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students219 Students28,785 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# of Two or more races Students1,023 Students273,002 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:2,957530,276
# of Students in 1st Grade:2,492455,064
# of Students in 2nd Grade:2,480454,352
# of Students in 3rd Grade:2,462446,005
# of Students in 4th Grade:2,497465,237
# of Students in 5th Grade:2,497470,637
# of Students in 6th Grade:2,375484,739
# of Students in 7th Grade:2,245474,585
# of Students in 8th Grade:2,184472,087
# of Students in 9th Grade:2,211493,582
# of Students in 10th Grade:2,333481,886
# of Students in 11th Grade:2,296473,644
# of Students in 12th Grade:2,358485,844
# of Ungraded Students:1238,155

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,978 is higher than the state average of $10,657. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $13,012 is higher than the state average of $10,724. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$334 MM$18 MM
This chart display total revenue of West Contra Costa Unified  School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$396 MM$18 MM
This chart display total spending of West Contra Costa Unified  School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,978$10,657
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Contra Costa Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$13,012$10,724
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Contra Costa Unified  School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

West Contra Costa Unified School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Aspire Richmond Ca. College Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 41%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3040 Hilltop Mall Rd.
    Oakland, CA 94606
    (510) 434-5000

    Grades: 6-12 | 520 students
  • Aspire Richmond Technology Academy Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3040 Hilltop Mall Rd.
    Oakland, CA 94606
    (510) 480-0660

    Grades: K-5 | 342 students
  • Bayview Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3001 16th St.
    San Pablo, CA 94806
    (510) 231-1401

    Grades: K-6 | 529 students
  • Cameron
    7140 Gladys Ave.
    El Cerrito, CA 94530
    (510) 233-1955

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    960 17th St.
    Richmond, CA 94801
    (510) 231-1418

    Grades: K-6 | 522 students
  • Collins Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1224 Pinole Valley Rd.
    Pinole, CA 94564
    (510) 231-1446

    Grades: K-6 | 332 students
  • Coronado Elementary School Math: 7% | Reading: 8%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2100 Maine Ave.
    Richmond, CA 94804
    (510) 231-1419

    Grades: K-6 | 437 students
  • Crespi Junior High School Math: 19% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1121 Allview Ave.
    El Sobrante, CA 94803
    (510) 231-1447

    Grades: 7-8 | 475 students
  • De Anza High School Math: 13% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5000 Valley View Rd.
    El Sobrante, CA 94803
    (510) 231-1440

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,382 student
  • Dover Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 21%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1871 21st St.
    San Pablo, CA 94806
    (510) 231-1420

    Grades: K-6 | 681 students
  • Edward M. Downer Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1231 18th St.
    San Pablo, CA 94806
    (510) 234-3851

    Grades: K-6 | 626 students
  • El Cerrito High School Math: 29% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    540 Ashbury Ave.
    El Cerrito, CA 94530
    (510) 231-1437

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,482 student
  • Ellerhorst Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3501 Pinole Valley Rd.
    Pinole, CA 94564
    (510) 231-1426

    Grades: K-6 | 367 students
  • Fairmont Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    724 Kearney St.
    El Cerrito, CA 94530
    (510) 231-1448

    Grades: K-6 | 540 students
  • Ford Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2711 Maricopa Ave.
    Richmond, CA 94804
    (510) 231-1421

    Grades: K-6 | 448 students
  • Fred T. Korematsu Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1021 Navellier St.
    El Cerrito, CA 94530
    (510) 524-0405

    Grades: 7-8 | 715 students
  • Grant Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2400 Downer Ave.
    Richmond, CA 94804
    (510) 231-1422

    Grades: K-6 | 523 students
  • Greenwood Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    831 Chanslor Ave.
    Richmond, CA 94801
    (510) 231-1402

    Grades: 9-12 | 358 students
  • Hanna Ranch Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2480 Refugio Valley Rd.
    Hercules, CA 94547
    (510) 231-1441

    Grades: K-5 | 485 students
  • Harbour Way Elementary Community Day Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1121 Allview Ave
    El Sobrante, CA 94803
    (510) 231-1438

    Grades: K-8 | 3 students
  • Harding Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 30%
    7230 Fairmont Ave.
    El Cerrito, CA 94530
    (510) 231-1413

    Grades: K-6 | 448 students
  • Helms Middle School Math: 7% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2500 Rd. 20
    San Pablo, CA 94806
    (510) 233-3988

    Grades: 7-8 | 997 students
  • Hercules High School Math: 27% | Reading: 62%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1900 Refugio Valley Rd.
    Hercules, CA 94547
    (510) 231-1429

    Grades: 9-12 | 935 students
  • Hercules Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1900 Refugio Valley Rd.
    Hercules, CA 94547
    (510) 231-1429

    Grades: 6-8 | 594 students
  • Highland Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2829 Moyers Rd.
    San Pablo, CA 94806
    (510) 231-1424

    Grades: K-6 | 478 students
  • John F. Kennedy High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4300 Cutting Blvd.
    Richmond, CA 94804
    (510) 231-1433

    Grades: 9-12 | 881 students
  • John Henry High School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1402 Marina Way S.
    Oakland, CA 94606
    (510) 235-2439

    Grades: 9-12 | 257 students
  • Kensington Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 83%
    Rank: Top 5%
    90 Highland Blvd.
    Berkeley, CA 94708
    (510) 231-1415

    Grades: K-6 | 481 students
  • Lake Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2700 Eleventh St.
    San Pablo, CA 94806
    (510) 231-1451

    Grades: K-6 | 412 students
  • Leadership Public Schools: Richmond Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    880 Bissell Ave.
    Oakland, CA 94612
    (510) 235-4522

    Grades: 9-12 | 577 students
  • Lincoln Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 13%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    29 Sixth St.
    Richmond, CA 94801
    (510) 231-1404

    Grades: K-6 | 428 students
  • Lovonya Dejean Middle School Math: 4% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3400 Macdonald Ave.
    Richmond, CA 94805
    (510) 231-1430

    Grades: 7-8 | 439 students
  • Lupine Hills Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1919 Lupine Rd.
    Hercules, CA 94547
    (510) 231-1411

    Grades: K-5 | 398 students
  • Madera Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
    Rank: Top 10%
    8500 Madera Dr.
    El Cerrito, CA 94530
    (510) 231-1412

    Grades: K-6 | 498 students
  • Manzanita Middle School Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    461 33rd St
    Richmond, CA 94804
    (510) 222-3500

    Grades: 6-8 | 121 students
  • Show 28 more public schools in West Contra Costa Unified School District (out of 63 total schools)
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