Pioneer Valley High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
675 Panther Dr.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Phone
(805) 922-1305
District
SANTA MARIA JOINT UNION HIGH
County
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2717
Classroom Teachers
107

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

6

(10 is best)

Better than 55.8% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Pioneer Valley High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 37 43
Proficiency in Reading 55 55
Proficiency in Math 19 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 25.29
AVG FOR DISTRICT 23.96
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 761 28.0%
Grade 10 679 25.0%
Grade 11 655 24.1%
Grade 12 622 22.9%
Total 2717 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 3.8% 10.1% 25.0%
Black 0.6% 1.0% 5.9%
Hispanic 90.9% 85.2% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.3% 3.2% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.4% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 72.9% 69.7% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 54.3% 54.0% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.5% 15.7% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 149,943 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 265.1 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 9.0% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.4% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.6% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.2% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 11.8% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 42,438 12,894,775
Single Parent Households With Children 15.3% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 67.1% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 16.6% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.5% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.3% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.3% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.4% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.3% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.0% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 7.3% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,982 $55,157,800 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $864 $6,825,600 6.3%
Staff $732 $5,782,800 5.3%
General Administration $103 $813,700 0.7%
School Administration $656 $5,182,400 4.8%
Operation $1,309 $10,341,100 9.5%
Transportation $172 $1,358,800 1.2%
Other $496 $3,918,400 3.6%
Total Support $4,332 $34,222,800 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,473 $19,536,700 17.9%
Total Expenditures $13,787 $108,917,300 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%