West Covina Unified School District

1717 W. Merced Ave.
West Covina, CA 91790-3406
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public elementary schools serving 4,583 students in West Covina Unified School District.
Public Elementary Schools in West Covina Unified School District have a diversity score of 0.39, which is less than the California public elementary school average of 0.63.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public elementary school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
15 Schools
7,688 Schools
# Students
8,094 Students
3,823,691 Students
# Teachers
390 Teachers
173,564 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 92% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
(18-19)
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.
(18-19)
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.
96%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.40
0.63
# American Indian Students
16 Students
17,644 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,288 Students
438,824 Students
% Asian Students
16%
12%
# Hispanic Students
6,161 Students
2,121,275 Students
% Hispanic Students
76%
56%
# Black Students
186 Students
196,205 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
300 Students
807,801 Students
% White Students
4%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
19 Students
15,388 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
118 Students
222,553 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
620
467,614
# Students in 1st Grade:
465
408,263
# Students in 2nd Grade:
528
421,114
# Students in 3rd Grade:
510
426,435
# Students in 4th Grade:
492
432,748
# Students in 5th Grade:
551
440,654
# Students in 6th Grade:
557
440,527
# Students in 7th Grade:
572
307,721
# Students in 8th Grade:
607
321,532
# Students in 9th Grade:
778
40,526
# Students in 10th Grade:
780
37,922
# Students in 11th Grade:
816
36,984
# Students in 12th Grade:
818
41,633
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,520 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,297 is higher than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$158 MM
$116,387 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$148 MM
$107,188 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,520
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Covina Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,297
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Covina Unified  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best West Covina Unified School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

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
| 606 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
| 224 students
Rank: #33.
Vine Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 58% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1901 E. Vine Ave.
West Covina, CA 91791
(626) 931-1790
Grades: K-5
| 393 students
Rank: #44.
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
| 457 students
Rank: #55.
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
| 684 students
Rank: #66.
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
| 454 students
Rank: #77.
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
| 599 students
Rank: #88.
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
| 402 students
Rank: #99.
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
| 545 students
Rank: n/an/a
1010 W. Vine Ave.
West Covina, CA 91791
(626) 939-4870
Grades: K-2
| 219 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 15 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 8,094 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : 96%
  • : 40%
  • : 52%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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