Willits Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 1,895 students in Willits Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Willits Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Willits Unified School District are Sherwood, Willits High School and Blosser Lane Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Willits Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Willits 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
9 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
1,895 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
21 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Willits Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 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 80-84% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1676 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Willits Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Willits 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)
27%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Willits 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
80-84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Willits 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
0.61
0.64
# American Indian Students
134 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
7%
1%
# Asian Students
23 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
537 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
29%
54%
# Black Students
20 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
1,042 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
55%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
139 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
195
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
143
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
140
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
131
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
152
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
141
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
125
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
159
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
129
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
158
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
158
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
114
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
140
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
10
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,935 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 $11,777 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
$23 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Willits 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
$22 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Willits 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
$11,935
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Willits 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
$11,777
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Willits 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 Willits Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sherwood
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
32600 Sherwood Rd.
Willits, CA 95490
(707) 984-6769
Grades: K-8
| 61 students
Rank: #22.
Willits High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
299 N. Main St.
Willits, CA 95490
(707) 459-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 438 students
Rank: #33.
Blosser Lane Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1275 Blosser Ln.
Willits, CA 95490
(707) 459-3232
Grades: 3-5
| 314 students
Rank: #44.
Baechtel Grove Middle School
Math: 18% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1150 Magnolia St.
Willits, CA 95490
(707) 459-2417
Grades: 6-8
| 303 students
Spruce And Lincoln Way
Willits, CA 95490
(707) 459-5385
Grades: K-2
| 370 students
La Vida Charter
Charter School
16201 N. Highway 101
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 459-6344
Grades: K-12
| 81 students
Sanhedrin High School
Alternative School
120 N. Main St.
Willits, CA 95490
(707) 459-4801
Grades: 9-12
| 54 students
Willits Charter
Charter School
1431 S. Main St.
Willits, CA 95490
(707) 459-5506
Grades: 6-12
| 132 students
Willits Elementary Charter
Charter School
405 E. Commercial St.
Willits, CA 95490
(707) 459-1400
Grades: K-5
| 142 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Willits Unified
  • 1277 Blosser Ln., Willits, CA, 95490-3007
  • (707) 459-5134
  • willitsunified.net
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 1,895 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61

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