West Covina Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 12,225 students in West Covina Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in West Covina Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in West Covina Unified School District are Merced Elementary School, California Elementary School and Merlinda Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. West Covina Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

West Covina 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%)

Overview

School District Name
West Covina 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
10,233 Schools
# Students
12,225 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
506 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

West Covina Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 988 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 91% has decreased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#717 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of West Covina Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Covina 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)
52%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Covina 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
91%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of West Covina 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
0.54
0.64
# American Indian Students
58 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
1,602 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
13%
12%
# Hispanic Students
7,995 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
65%
54%
# Black Students
755 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
6%
5%
# White Students
1,446 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
12%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
50 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
319 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
1,016
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
736
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
755
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
745
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
753
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
803
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,031
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,037
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,123
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
959
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,061
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,113
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,072
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
21
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,993 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,161 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$147 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of West Covina Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$161 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of West Covina Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,993
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Covina 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
$13,161
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Covina 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 Covina Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Merced Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1545 E. Merced Ave.
West Covina, CA 91791
(626) 931-1700
Grades: K-5
| 587 students
Rank: #22.
California Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1125 Bainbridge
West Covina, CA 91790
(626) 939-4800
Grades: 3-6
| 355 students
Rank: #33.
Merlinda Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1120 S. Valinda Ave.
West Covina, CA 91790
(626) 931-1720
Grades: K-6
| 616 students
Rank: #44.
Hollencrest Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2101 E. Merced Ave.
West Covina, CA 91791
(626) 931-1760
Grades: 6-8
| 817 students
Rank: #55.
Edgewood High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1301 Trojan Way
West Covina, CA 91790
(626) 939-0600
Grades: 9-12
| 814 students
Rank: #66.
West Covina High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1609 E. Cameron Ave.
West Covina, CA 91791
(626) 859-2900
Grades: 9-12
| 2,227 students
Rank: #77.
Monte Vista Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1615 W. Eldred Ave.
West Covina, CA 91790
(626) 939-4830
Grades: K-6
| 546 students
Rank: #88.
Orangewood Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1440 S. Orange Ave.
West Covina, CA 91790
(626) 939-4820
Grades: K-5
| 589 students
Rank: #99.
Walnut Grove Intermediate
Math: 31% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
614 E. Vine
West Covina, CA 91790
(626) 919-7018
Grades: 7-8
| 400 students
Rank: #1010.
Cameron Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1225 E. Cameron Ave.
West Covina, CA 91790
(626) 931-1740
Grades: K-5
| 474 students
Rank: #1111.
Edgewood Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1625 W. Durness
West Covina, CA 91790
(626) 939-4900
Grades: 6-8
| 555 students
Rank: #1212.
Coronado High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 E. Francisquito Ave.
West Covina, CA 91791
(626) 931-1810
Grades: 9-12
| 180 students
California Virtual Academy @ Los Angeles
Charter School
50 Moreland Rd.
Simi Valley, CA 93065
(805) 581-0202
Grades: K-12
| 2,569 students
San Jose Charter Academy
Charter School
2021 W. Alwood St.
West Covina, CA 91790
(626) 856-1693
Grades: K-8
| 1,243 students
Wescove Elementary School
(1)
1010 W. Vine Ave.
West Covina, CA 91791
(626) 939-4870
Grades: K-2
| 253 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • West Covina Unified
  • 1717 W. Merced Ave., West Covina, CA, 91790-3406
  • (626) 939-4600
  • wcusd.org
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 12,225 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54

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