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:
  • 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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San Marcos Unified School District Details

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

20,873 Students enrolled in District

19 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

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)

80 60 40 20 0
60%
45%
67%
51%
52%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Carrillo Elementary School
2875 Poinsettia Ln.
Carlsbad, CA, 92009
KG-05
Discovery Elementary School
730 Applewilde Dr.
San Marcos, CA, 92078
KG-05
Double Peak School
111 San Elijo Rd.
San Marcos, CA, 92078
KG-08
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
La Mirada Academy School
3697 La Mirada Dr.
San Marcos, CA, 92078
KG-08
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) 42.1% 24.0%
Black 1.6% 5.5%
Hispanic 47.6% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.1% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 33.6% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.9% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.7% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,647 $153,674,000 48.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $630 $12,658,000 4.0%
Staff $350 $7,029,000 2.2%
General Administration $45 $906,000 0.3%
School Administration $680 $13,663,000 4.3%
Operation $1,143 $22,962,000 7.2%
Transportation $266 $5,351,000 1.7%
Other $530 $10,650,000 3.3%
Total Support $3,644 $73,219,000 22.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,619 $92,819,000 29.0%
Total Expenditures $15,910 $319,712,000 100.0%
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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