Arcata, CA
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Arcata Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Arcata


Arcata Elementary School District Details

Arcata Elementary School District
1435 Buttermilk Ln.
Arcata, CA 95521

1,059 Students enrolled in District

6 Schools in District

18 Students Per Classroom (State average is 24)

Arcata Elementary School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Arcata Elementary School
2400 Baldwin St.
Arcata, CA, 95521
KG-05
Coastal Grove Charter School
1897 S St.
Arcata, CA, 95521
KG-08
Fuente Nueva Charter School
1730 Janes Rd.
Arcata, CA, 95521
KG-06
Redwood Coast Montessori School
1611 Peninsula Dr.
Arcata, CA, 95521
KG-08
Sunny Brae Middle School
1430 Buttermilk Ln.
Arcata, CA, 95521
06-08
Union Street Charter School
470 Union St.
Arcata, CA, 95521
KG-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 77.8% 25.6%
Black 1.8% 6.2%
Hispanic 13.6% 55.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.9% 11.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 3.9% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 48.7% 58.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.7% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.0% 8.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,277 $5,377,263 42.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $452 $460,588 3.7%
Staff $173 $176,287 1.4%
General Administration $184 $187,496 1.5%
School Administration $1,038 $1,057,722 8.4%
Operation $931 $948,689 7.6%
Transportation $148 $150,812 1.2%
Other $537 $547,203 4.4%
Total Support $3,464 $3,529,816 28.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,594 $3,662,286 29.1%
Total Expenditures $12,335 $12,569,365 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,621 $35,036,955,287 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $502 $3,131,223,827 4.4%
Staff $531 $3,312,426,112 4.6%
General Administration $92 $573,622,504 0.8%
School Administration $616 $3,842,105,700 5.4%
Operation $940 $5,860,782,678 8.2%
Transportation $228 $1,423,012,973 2.0%
Other $494 $3,081,474,546 4.3%
Total Support $3,405 $21,225,114,888 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,433 $15,163,215,389 21.2%
Total Expenditures $11,458 $71,426,321,041 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Pacific Union Elementary School District Details

Pacific Union Elementary School District
3001 Janes Rd.
Arcata, CA 95521

588 Students enrolled in District

2 Schools in District

23 Students Per Classroom (State average is 24)

Pacific Union Elementary School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Pacific Union Elementary School
3001 Janes Rd.
Arcata, CA, 95521
KG-08
Trillium Charter School
1464 Spear Ave.
Arcata, CA, 95521
KG-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 66.1% 25.6%
Black 1.5% 6.2%
Hispanic 26.9% 55.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.5% 11.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 4.0% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 54.1% 58.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 47.4% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.6% 8.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $2,797 $1,571,914 48.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $160 $89,920 2.8%
Staff $82 $46,084 1.4%
General Administration $272 $152,864 4.7%
School Administration $365 $205,130 6.3%
Operation $922 $518,164 15.8%
Transportation $527 $296,174 9.1%
Other $160 $89,920 2.8%
Total Support $2,488 $1,398,256 42.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $534 $300,108 9.2%
Total Expenditures $5,819 $3,270,278 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,621 $35,036,955,287 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $502 $3,131,223,827 4.4%
Staff $531 $3,312,426,112 4.6%
General Administration $92 $573,622,504 0.8%
School Administration $616 $3,842,105,700 5.4%
Operation $940 $5,860,782,678 8.2%
Transportation $228 $1,423,012,973 2.0%
Other $494 $3,081,474,546 4.3%
Total Support $3,405 $21,225,114,888 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,433 $15,163,215,389 21.2%
Total Expenditures $11,458 $71,426,321,041 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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