Santa Maria 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 Santa Maria


Orcutt Union Elementary School District Details

Orcutt Union Elementary School District
500 Dyer St.
Orcutt, CA 93455

5,082 Students enrolled in District

9 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Orcutt 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)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
49%
45%
54%
51%
44%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Alice Shaw Elementary School
759 Dahlia Pl.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
KG-06
Joe Nightingale Elementary School
255 Winter Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
KG-06
Lakeview Junior High School
3700 Orcutt Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
07-08
Olga L. Reed Elementary School
480 Centennial St.
Los Alamos, CA, 93440
KG-08
Orcutt Academy Charter School
500 Dyer St.
Orcutt, CA, 93455
KG-12
Orcutt Junior High School
608 Pinal St.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
07-08
Patterson Road Elementary School
400 Patterson Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
KG-06
Pine Grove Elementary School
1050 E. Rice Ranch Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
KG-06
Ralph Dunlap Elementary School
1220 Oak Knoll Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
KG-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 41.4% 24.0%
Black 0.7% 5.5%
Hispanic 53.9% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.1% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 41.2% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 33.3% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.9% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,636 $34,520,000 61.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $400 $2,079,000 3.7%
Staff $610 $3,175,000 5.6%
General Administration $119 $621,000 1.1%
School Administration $665 $3,458,000 6.1%
Operation $826 $4,297,000 7.6%
Transportation $211 $1,098,000 1.9%
Other $399 $2,073,000 3.7%
Total Support $3,230 $16,801,000 29.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $975 $5,071,000 9.0%
Total Expenditures $10,840 $56,392,000 100.0%
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%

Santa Maria Bonita School District Details

Santa Maria Bonita School District
708 S. Miller St.
Santa Maria, CA 93454

16,959 Students enrolled in District

20 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Santa Maria Bonita 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)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
30%
45%
34%
51%
26%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Adam (william Laird) Elementary School
500 W. Windsor
Santa Maria, CA, 93458
KG-06
Alvin Elementary School
301 E. Alvin Ave.
Santa Maria, CA, 93454
KG-06
Arellanes (don Juan Bautista) Elementary School
1890 Sandalwood Dr.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
KG-06
Arellanes Junior High School
1890 Sandalwood Dr.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
07-08
Battles (washington) Elementary School
605 E. Battles Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93454
KG-06
Bonita Elementary School
2715 W. Main St.
Santa Maria, CA, 93458
KG-06
Bruce (robert) Elementary School
601 W. Alvin Ave.
Santa Maria, CA, 93458
KG-06
Elementary School Camino Junior High
219 W. El Camino
Santa Maria, CA, 93458
07-08
Fairlawn Elementary School
120 N. Mary Dr.
Santa Maria, CA, 93458
KG-06
Fesler (isaac) Junior High School
1100 E. Fesler St.
Santa Maria, CA, 93454
07-08
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 2.4% 24.0%
Black 0.4% 5.5%
Hispanic 95.3% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.8% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 87.2% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 78.7% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.5% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,668 $131,289,000 54.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $726 $12,428,000 5.2%
Staff $831 $14,229,000 5.9%
General Administration $71 $1,210,000 0.5%
School Administration $677 $11,599,000 4.8%
Operation $1,116 $19,116,000 7.9%
Transportation $218 $3,734,000 1.6%
Other $388 $6,644,000 2.8%
Total Support $4,028 $68,960,000 28.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,373 $40,624,000 16.9%
Total Expenditures $14,068 $240,873,000 100.0%
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%

Santa Maria Joint Union High School District Details

Santa Maria Joint Union High School District
2560 Skyway Dr.
Santa Maria, CA 93455

8,657 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Santa Maria Joint Union High 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%
49%
51%
22%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Delta High School
4893 Bethany Ln.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
09-12
Ernest Righetti High School
941 E. Foster Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
09-12
Pioneer Valley High School
675 Panther Dr.
Santa Maria, CA, 93454
09-12
Santa Maria High School
901 S. B Rd.Way
Santa Maria, CA, 93454
09-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 8.7% 24.0%
Black 0.7% 5.5%
Hispanic 87.4% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.7% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 73.5% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 63.2% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.3% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,683 $61,057,000 48.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $976 $7,758,000 6.2%
Staff $894 $7,103,000 5.6%
General Administration $100 $797,000 0.6%
School Administration $699 $5,557,000 4.4%
Operation $1,505 $11,962,000 9.5%
Transportation $195 $1,553,000 1.2%
Other $550 $4,369,000 3.5%
Total Support $4,920 $39,099,000 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,235 $25,711,000 20.4%
Total Expenditures $15,838 $125,867,000 100.0%
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%