West Contra Costa Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 15 public middle schools serving 6,628 students in West Contra Costa Unified School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in California.
Public Middle Schools in West Contra Costa Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the California public middle school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 50% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in West Contra Costa Unified School District are Fred T. Korematsu Middle School, Hercules Middle School and Mira Vista Elementary School. Overall testing 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 middle school average of 75% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

West Contra Costa Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
West Contra Costa Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
15 Schools
3,436 Schools
# Students
6,628 Students
1,856,558 Students
# Teachers
280 Teachers
82,145 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

West Contra Costa Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 877 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1490 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of West Contra Costa Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
40%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
51%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
82%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.66
0.65
# American Indian Students
17 Students
12,455 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
963 Students
192,798 Students
% Asian Students
15%
10%
# Hispanic Students
3,544 Students
975,433 Students
% Hispanic Students
53%
53%
# Black Students
1,190 Students
105,630 Students
% Black Students
18%
6%
# White Students
663 Students
471,244 Students
% White Students
10%
25%
# Hawaiian Students
34 Students
8,602 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
217 Students
87,721 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
214
73,597
# Students in 1st Grade:
177
67,578
# Students in 2nd Grade:
179
63,680
# Students in 3rd Grade:
169
62,257
# Students in 4th Grade:
173
67,617
# Students in 5th Grade:
184
75,177
# Students in 6th Grade:
597
318,588
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,245
474,020
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,184
471,489
# Students in 9th Grade:
103
41,714
# Students in 10th Grade:
89
43,143
# Students in 11th Grade:
92
44,305
# Students in 12th Grade:
99
49,868
# Ungraded Students:
123
3,507

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,115 is higher than the state median of $16,033. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,900 is higher than the state median of $16,124. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$508 MM
$29 MM
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Spending
$533 MM
$29 MM
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Revenue / Student
$16,115
$16,033
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Contra Costa Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,900
$16,124
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Contra Costa Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best West Contra Costa Unified School District Public Middle Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fred T. Korematsu Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1021 Navellier St.
El Cerrito, CA 94530
(510) 524-0405
Grades: 7-8
| 715 students
Rank: #22.
Hercules Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1900 Refugio Valley Rd.
Hercules, CA 94547
(510) 231-1429
Grades: 6-8
| 594 students
Rank: #33.
Mira Vista Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6397 Hazel Ave.
Richmond, CA 94805
(510) 231-1416
Grades: K-8
| 571 students
Rank: #44.
Crespi Junior High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(5)
1121 Allview Ave.
El Sobrante, CA 94803
(510) 231-1447
Grades: 7-8
| 475 students
Rank: #55.
Pinole Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1575 Mann Dr.
Pinole, CA 94564
(510) 231-1436
Grades: 7-8
| 505 students
Rank: #66.
Stewart Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2040 Hoke Dr.
Pinole, CA 94564
(510) 231-1410
Grades: K-8
| 466 students
Rank: #77.
Vista High (alternative)
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2625 Barnard Rd.
San Pablo, CA 94806
(510) 231-1431
Grades: K-12
| 264 students
Rank: #88.
Helms Middle School
Math: 7% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
2500 Rd. 20
San Pablo, CA 94806
(510) 233-3988
Grades: 7-8
| 997 students
Rank: #99.
Lovonya Dejean Middle School
Math: 3% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3400 Macdonald Ave.
Richmond, CA 94805
(510) 231-1430
Grades: 7-8
| 439 students
3040 Hilltop Mall Rd.
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 434-5000
Grades: 6-12
| 520 students
Harbour Way Elementary Community Day
Alternative School
Reading: <50%
1121 Allview Ave
El Sobrante, CA 94803
(510) 231-1438
Grades: K-8
| 3 students
Manzanita Middle School
Charter School
(5)
461 33rd St
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 222-3500
Grades: 6-8
| 121 students
Richmond Charter Academy
Charter School
1450 Marina Way S.
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 235-2465
Grades: 6-8
| 218 students
Richmond College Preparatory
Charter School
214 S. 11th St.
Richmond, CA 94802
(510) 235-2066
Grades: K-8
| 503 students
Summit Public School: Tamalpais
Charter School
3020 Hilltop Mall Rd.
San Pablo, CA 94806
(510) 374-4185
Grades: 7-12
| 237 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 6,628 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66

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