San Diego 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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Districts in San Diego


Del Mar Union Elementary School District Details

Del Mar Union Elementary School District
11232 El Camino Real
San Diego, CA 92130

4,132 Students enrolled in District

8 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Del Mar 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)

100 80 60 40 20 0
85%
45%
86%
51%
84%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Ashley Falls Elementary School
13030 Ashley Falls Dr.
San Diego, CA, 92130
KG-06
Carmel Del Mar Elementary School
12345 Carmel Park Dr.
San Diego, CA, 92130
KG-06
Del Mar Heights Elementary School
13555 Boquita Dr.
Del Mar, CA, 92014
KG-06
Del Mar Hills Elementary School
14085 Mango Dr.
Del Mar, CA, 92014
KG-06
Ocean Air School
11444 Canter Heights Dr.
San Diego, CA, 92130
KG-06
Sage Canyon School
5290 Harvest Run Dr.
San Diego, CA, 92130
KG-06
Sycamore Ridge School
5333 Old Carmel Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA, 92130
KG-06
Torrey Hills School
10830 Calle Mar De Mariposa
San Diego, CA, 92130
KG-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 49.6% 24.0%
Black 1.0% 5.5%
Hispanic 11.9% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 37.4% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 7.9% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.0% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.0% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,390 $41,795,000 63.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $411 $1,828,000 2.8%
Staff $482 $2,144,000 3.3%
General Administration $179 $796,000 1.2%
School Administration $697 $3,104,000 4.7%
Operation $1,173 $5,221,000 8.0%
Transportation $160 $713,000 1.1%
Other $845 $3,763,000 5.7%
Total Support $3,947 $17,569,000 26.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,389 $6,181,000 9.4%
Total Expenditures $14,726 $65,545,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Poway Unified School District Details

Poway Unified School District
15250 Ave. Of Sci
San Diego, CA 92128

36,586 Students enrolled in District

38 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Poway Unified 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.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

80 60 40 20 0
73%
45%
75%
51%
70%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Abraxas Continuation High School
12450 Glenoak Rd.
Poway, CA, 92064
09-12
Adobe Bluffs Elementary School
8707 Adobe Bluffs Dr.
San Diego, CA, 92129
KG-05
Bernardo Heights Middle School
12990 Paseo Lucido
San Diego, CA, 92128
06-08
Black Mountain Middle School
9353 Oviedo St.
San Diego, CA, 92129
06-08
Canyon View Elementary School
9225 Adolphia St.
San Diego, CA, 92129
KG-05
Chaparral Elementary School
17250 Tannin Dr.
Poway, CA, 92064
KG-05
Creekside Elementary School
12362 Springhurst Dr.
San Diego, CA, 92128
KG-05
Deer Canyon Elementary School
13455 Russet Leaf Ln.
San Diego, CA, 92129
KG-05
Del Norte High School
16601 Nighthawk Ln.
San Diego, CA, 92127
09-12
Del Sur Elementary School
15665 Paseo Del Sur
San Diego, CA, 92127
KG-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 47.5% 24.0%
Black 2.0% 5.5%
Hispanic 19.2% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 30.9% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 16.4% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.9% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.5% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,989 $254,619,000 55.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $494 $17,985,000 3.9%
Staff $535 $19,508,000 4.2%
General Administration $54 $1,960,000 0.4%
School Administration $596 $21,725,000 4.7%
Operation $956 $34,827,000 7.6%
Transportation $335 $12,211,000 2.7%
Other $532 $19,391,000 4.2%
Total Support $3,503 $127,607,000 27.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,148 $78,262,000 17.0%
Total Expenditures $12,639 $460,488,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

San Diego Unified School District Details

San Diego Unified School District
4100 Normal St.
San Diego, CA 92103

102,270 Students enrolled in District

176 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

San Diego Unified 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.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
53%
45%
57%
51%
48%
39%
53%
45%
57%
51%
48%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Alba School
4041 Oregon St.
San Diego, CA, 92104
01-12
Adams Elementary School
4672 35th St.
San Diego, CA, 92116
KG-05
Alcott Elementary School
4680 Hidalgo Ave.
San Diego, CA, 92117
KG-05
Angier Elementary School
8450 Hurlbut St.
San Diego, CA, 92123
KG-05
Audubon K-8 School
8111 San Vicente
San Diego, CA, 92114
KG-08
Baker Elementary School
4041 T St.
San Diego, CA, 92113
KG-05
Balboa Elementary School
1844 S. 40th St.
San Diego, CA, 92113
KG-05
Barnard Elementary School
2445 Fogg St.
San Diego, CA, 92109
KG-06
Bay Park Elementary School
2433 Denver St.
San Diego, CA, 92110
KG-05
Bell Middle School
620 Briarwood Rd.
San Diego, CA, 92139
06-08
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 26.7% 24.0%
Black 7.9% 5.5%
Hispanic 48.4% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 16.2% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.8% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 56.6% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 45.7% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.0% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,926 $873,036,000 45.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $995 $125,360,000 6.6%
Staff $465 $58,661,000 3.1%
General Administration $74 $9,375,000 0.5%
School Administration $704 $88,756,000 4.7%
Operation $1,078 $135,914,000 7.1%
Transportation $319 $40,251,000 2.1%
Other $398 $50,175,000 2.6%
Total Support $4,034 $508,492,000 26.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,182 $527,155,000 27.6%
Total Expenditures $15,142 $1,908,683,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

San Ysidro Elementary School District Details

San Ysidro Elementary School District
4350 Otay Mesa Rd.
San Ysidro, CA 92173

4,475 Students enrolled in District

7 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

San Ysidro 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)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
36%
45%
40%
51%
31%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
La Mirada Elementary School
222 Avenida De La Madrid
San Ysidro, CA, 92173
KG-06
Ocean View Hills School
4919 Del Sol Blvd.
San Diego, CA, 92154
KG-06
San Ysidro Middle School
4345 Otay Mesa Rd.
San Ysidro, CA, 92173
07-08
Smythe Elementary School
1880 Smythe Ave.
San Ysidro, CA, 92173
KG-06
Sunset Elementary School
3825 Sunset Ln.
San Ysidro, CA, 92173
KG-06
Vista Del Mar School
4885 Del Sol Blvd.
San Diego, CA, 92154
07-08
Willow Elementary School
226 Willow Rd.
San Ysidro, CA, 92173
KG-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 1.4% 24.0%
Black 2.7% 5.5%
Hispanic 91.8% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.0% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 71.2% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 62.5% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.7% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,590 $40,637,000 39.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $817 $3,865,000 3.7%
Staff $431 $2,040,000 2.0%
General Administration $309 $1,461,000 1.4%
School Administration $728 $3,445,000 3.3%
Operation $1,647 $7,793,000 7.5%
Transportation $244 $1,156,000 1.1%
Other $1,107 $5,235,000 5.0%
Total Support $5,283 $24,995,000 24.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $8,166 $38,633,000 37.1%
Total Expenditures $22,039 $104,265,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

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