San Marcos, CA
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San Marcos 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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San Marcos Unified School District Details

San Marcos Unified School District
255 Pico Ave. Ste. 250
San Marcos, CA 92069

20,452 Students enrolled in District

19 Schools in District

26 Students Per Classroom (State average is 24)

San Marcos 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)

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
Alvin M. Dunn Elementary School
3697 La Mirada Dr.
San Marcos, CA, 92078
KG-05
Bayshore Preparatory Charter School
1175 Linda Vista Dr.
San Marcos, CA, 92078
KG-12
Carrillo Elementary School
2875 Poinsettia Ln.
Carlsbad, CA, 92009
KG-05
Discovery Elementary School
730 Applewilde Dr.
San Marcos, CA, 92078
KG-05
Foothills High School
158 Cassou Rd.
San Marcos, CA, 92069
09-12
Joli Ann Leichtag Elementary School
653 Poinsettia Ave.
Vista, CA, 92081
KG-05
Knob Hill Elementary School
1825 Knob Hill Rd.
San Marcos, CA, 92069
KG-05
La Costa Meadows Elementary School
6889 El Fuerte St.
Carlsbad, CA, 92009
KG-05
Mission Hills High School
1 Mission Hills Ct.
San Marcos, CA, 92069
09-12
Paloma Elementary School
660 Camino Magnifico
San Marcos, CA, 92069
KG-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 42.5% 25.6%
Black 2.3% 6.2%
Hispanic 47.1% 55.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.8% 11.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 41.5% 58.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 33.7% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.8% 8.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,030 $100,891,740 39.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $362 $7,260,996 2.8%
Staff $284 $5,696,472 2.2%
General Administration $43 $862,494 0.3%
School Administration $496 $9,948,768 3.8%
Operation $783 $15,705,414 6.1%
Transportation $200 $4,011,600 1.5%
Other $602 $12,074,916 4.7%
Total Support $2,770 $55,560,660 21.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,104 $102,376,032 39.6%
Total Expenditures $12,904 $258,828,432 100.0%
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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