Santa Maria, CA
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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 Santa Maria


Blochman Union Elementary School District Details

Blochman Union Elementary School District
4949 Foxen Canyon Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93454

1,063 Students enrolled in District

3 Schools in District

19 Students Per Classroom (State average is 24)

Blochman 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
Benjamin Foxen Elementary School
4949 Foxen Canyon Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93454
KG-08
Family Partnership Home Study Charter School
625 S. Mc Clelland
Santa Maria, CA, 93454
KG-12
Trivium Charter School
4949 Foxen Canyon Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93454
KG-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 71.0% 25.6%
Black 2.2% 6.2%
Hispanic 22.2% 55.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.1% 11.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.5% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 44.3% 58.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.7% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.6% 8.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $915 $850,035 43.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $0 $0 0.0%
Staff $52 $48,308 2.5%
General Administration $137 $127,273 6.5%
School Administration $207 $192,303 9.8%
Operation $165 $153,285 7.8%
Transportation $107 $99,403 5.1%
Other $101 $93,829 4.8%
Total Support $767 $712,543 36.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $424 $393,896 20.1%
Total Expenditures $2,107 $1,957,403 100.0%
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%

Orcutt Union Elementary School District Details

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

5,269 Students enrolled in District

9 Schools in District

27 Students Per Classroom (State average is 24)

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)

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
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) 47.6% 25.6%
Black 1.2% 6.2%
Hispanic 46.9% 55.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.6% 11.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.6% 58.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.4% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.2% 8.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,114 $26,311,530 60.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $287 $1,476,615 3.4%
Staff $393 $2,021,985 4.7%
General Administration $77 $396,165 0.9%
School Administration $537 $2,762,865 6.4%
Operation $741 $3,812,445 8.8%
Transportation $163 $838,635 1.9%
Other $281 $1,445,745 3.3%
Total Support $2,478 $12,749,310 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $824 $4,239,480 9.8%
Total Expenditures $8,416 $43,300,320 100.0%
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%

Santa Maria Bonita School District Details

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

16,026 Students enrolled in District

20 Schools in District

27 Students Per Classroom (State average is 24)

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)

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
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) 3.3% 25.6%
Black 0.6% 6.2%
Hispanic 93.9% 55.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.0% 11.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 86.5% 58.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 73.9% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.6% 8.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,259 $81,745,896 54.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $406 $6,310,864 4.2%
Staff $464 $7,212,416 4.8%
General Administration $95 $1,476,680 1.0%
School Administration $495 $7,694,280 5.1%
Operation $865 $13,445,560 8.9%
Transportation $171 $2,658,024 1.8%
Other $257 $3,994,808 2.7%
Total Support $2,753 $42,792,632 28.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,675 $26,036,200 17.3%
Total Expenditures $9,687 $150,574,728 100.0%
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%

Santa Maria Joint Union High School District Details

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

7,782 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

23 Students Per Classroom (State average is 24)

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)

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
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) 11.5% 25.6%
Black 1.3% 6.2%
Hispanic 83.7% 55.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.2% 11.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 64.2% 58.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 50.3% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.9% 8.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,391 $41,613,129 51.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $616 $4,754,904 5.9%
Staff $568 $4,384,392 5.4%
General Administration $85 $656,115 0.8%
School Administration $606 $4,677,714 5.8%
Operation $1,173 $9,054,387 11.2%
Transportation $123 $949,437 1.2%
Other $395 $3,049,005 3.8%
Total Support $3,568 $27,541,392 34.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,542 $11,902,698 14.7%
Total Expenditures $10,500 $81,049,500 100.0%
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%