West Contra Costa Unified School District

  • 1108 BISSELL AVE
  • RICHMOND, CA 94801
  • (510) 231-1101
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate61.2%71.2%
Dropout Rate5.6%5.0%
Per Pupil Spending$9,943$9,292
Students Per Teacher19.720.8
Number of Schools63-
Number of Students30,769-
Number of (FTE) Teachers1,561-

District Test Scores

CST - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 2 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201044.0%53.0%
200947.0%53.0%
200843.0%48.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201056.0%62.0%
200955.0%63.0%
200853.0%59.0%
 
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201035.0%43.0%
200932.0%44.0%
200830.0%38.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201056.0%65.0%
200958.0%64.0%
200855.0%61.0%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201050.0%63.0%
200952.0%61.0%
200846.0%55.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201055.0%68.0%
200955.0%66.0%
200852.0%61.0%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201047.0%58.0%
200943.0%54.0%
200838.0%48.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201049.0%61.0%
200948.0%57.0%
200845.0%51.0%
 
CST Science Test
201044.0%56.0%
200940.0%49.0%
200837.0%46.0%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201042.0%55.0%
200938.0%52.0%
200835.0%47.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201039.0%52.0%
200934.0%49.0%
200833.0%44.0%
 
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201077.0%84.0%
200970.0%81.0%
200860.0%80.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201037.0%55.0%
200938.0%54.0%
200833.0%49.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201029.0%48.0%
200929.0%43.0%
200827.0%41.0%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201017.0%46.0%
200915.0%44.0%
200821.0%42.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201037.0%54.0%
200932.0%48.0%
200829.0%45.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
201010.0%30.0%
20092.0%30.0%
200810.0%31.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201087.0%85.0%
200975.0%87.0%
2008100.0%84.0%
 
CST History - Social Science Test
201028.0%47.0%
200925.0%42.0%
200820.0%36.0%
 
CST Science Test
201042.0%59.0%
200940.0%56.0%
200832.0%52.0%
 
Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20106.0%22.0%
20095.0%21.0%
20084.0%18.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201043.0%69.0%
200947.0%65.0%
200834.0%66.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201031.0%55.0%
200931.0%51.0%
200835.0%52.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201039.0%54.0%
200936.0%50.0%
200836.0%49.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201022.0%46.0%
200919.0%47.0%
200821.0%43.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
20091.0%44.0%
200815.0%44.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20093.0%17.0%
20083.0%18.0%
 
CST World History Test
20099.0%41.0%
20083.0%36.0%
 
Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20103.0%12.0%
20092.0%11.0%
20081.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
20108.0%40.0%
200913.0%37.0%
200817.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201016.0%38.0%
200920.0%34.0%
200815.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201014.0%47.0%
200920.0%44.0%
200822.0%41.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201030.0%45.0%
200931.0%44.0%
200828.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20104.0%14.0%
20093.0%14.0%
20084.0%12.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201036.0%44.0%
200928.0%40.0%
200829.0%36.0%
 
CST Science Test
201027.0%46.0%
200929.0%44.0%
200824.0%40.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201046.0%75.0%
200959.0%71.0%
200866.0%68.0%
 
CST World History Test
201022.0%42.0%
200921.0%38.0%
200820.0%33.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
20088.0%23.0%
 
Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20102.0%8.0%
20091.0%8.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
20102.0%14.0%
20092.0%12.0%
20083.0%11.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201019.0%46.0%
200924.0%41.0%
200833.0%39.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201013.0%30.0%
20099.0%27.0%
20087.0%25.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201025.0%32.0%
2009---
20086.0%28.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201029.0%42.0%
200928.0%40.0%
200828.0%37.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20101.0%6.0%
20091.0%7.0%
20082.0%6.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201041.0%53.0%
200945.0%50.0%
200857.0%47.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201028.0%50.0%
200928.0%47.0%
200826.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201028.0%45.0%
200927.0%44.0%
200826.0%38.0%
 
CST World History Test
20105.0%15.0%
200925.0%11.0%
20087.0%9.0%
 
End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201011.0%31.0%
20099.0%28.0%
200810.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
20106.0%31.0%
20098.0%28.0%
200811.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201024.0%46.0%
200926.0%42.0%
200827.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201013.0%38.0%
200913.0%36.0%
200814.0%32.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201014.0%33.0%
2009---
20087.0%28.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20108.0%27.0%
20092.0%26.0%
20089.0%27.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201011.0%27.0%
20098.0%26.0%
20089.0%24.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201040.0%49.0%
200940.0%46.0%
200846.0%43.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201031.0%54.0%
200933.0%50.0%
200831.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
201021.0%41.0%
200922.0%38.0%
200818.0%33.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment30,76919.7
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students2,545
1st Grade Students2,521
2nd Grade Students2,545
3rd Grade Students2,549
4th Grade Students2,378
5th Grade Students2,233
6th Grade Students2,211
7th Grade Students2,168
8th Grade Students2,069
9th Grade Students2,069
10th Grade Students2,222
11th Grade Students2,250
12th Grade Students2,120
Ungraded Students1
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native66
Asian or Pacific Islander4,864
Hispanic14,410
Black (Non-Hispanic)6,769
White (Non-Hispanic)3,467
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male15,360
Female14,521

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers1,56119.7
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers122-
Elementary Teachers947-
Secondary Teachers416-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes76-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides214
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors33
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors44
Elementary17
Secondary27
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians11
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff844
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators11
LEA Administrative Support Staff9
School Administrators92
School Administrative Support Staff122
Student Support Services81
Other Support Services Staff529

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$354,918,000-
Total Local Revenues$132,869,00037.4%
Property Tax$95,977,00027.0%
All Other Taxes$15,210,0004.3%
Cities and Counties$3,300,0000.9%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$268,0000.08%
School Lunch$1,506,0000.4%
Rents and Royalties$137,0000.04%
Interest Earnings$10,309,0002.9%
Miscellaneous$6,162,0001.7%
Total State Revenues$187,128,00052.7%
General Formula Assistance$99,335,00028.0%
Staff Improvement Programs$4,189,0001.2%
Special Education Programs$18,521,0005.2%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$7,311,0002.1%
Gifted and Talented Programs$198,0000.06%
School Lunch Programs$800,0000.2%
Transportation Programs$2,332,0000.7%
Other Programs$46,908,00013.2%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$7,534,0002.1%
Total Federal Revenues$34,921,0009.8%
Through State - Title I$10,861,0003.1%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$6,846,0001.9%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$3,000,0000.8%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$143,0000.04%
Through State - Title V, Part A$72,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$327,0000.09%
Through State - Bilingual Education$779,0000.2%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$8,556,0002.4%
Through State - Other$4,104,0001.2%
Direct - Other$233,0000.07%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$306,553,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$183,227,00059.8%
Total Support Services Expenditures$112,731,00036.8%
Student Support$12,963,0003.7%
Instructional Staff Support$26,262,0007.4%
General Administration Support$2,413,0000.7%
School Administration Support$16,756,0004.7%
Operation and Maintenance Support$32,967,0009.3%
Student Transportation Support$7,482,0002.1%
Other Support Services$13,888,0003.9%
Total Other Expenditures$10,595,0003.5%
Food Services$10,595,0003.0%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 61.2%
Total Diploma Count 1,673
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-125085.6%

Map and Listings of Schools Within West Contra Costa Unified School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 63
  • Students: 30,769
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 1,561
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ADAMS MIDDLE SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
5000 Patterson Circle
Richmond, CA
Public | 6-8
- -

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BAYVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3001 16th St
San Pablo, CA
Public | KG-6
578 20.5

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CASTRO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
7125 Donal Ave
El Cerrito, CA
Public | KG-6
- -

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CESAR E. CHAVEZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
960 17th St
Richmond, CA
Public | KG-6
660 22.9

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COLLINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1224 Pinole Valley Rd
Pinole, CA
Public | KG-6
405 20.3

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
CORONADO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2001 Virginia Ave
Richmond, CA
Public | KG-6
438 21.1

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CRESPI JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
1121 Allview Ave
El Sobrante, CA
Public | 7-8
581 21.8

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DE ANZA HIGH SCHOOL
5000 Valley View Rd
Richmond, CA
Public | 9-12
907 19.4

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
DELTA CONTINUATION HIGH SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
5000 Valley View Rd
Richmond, CA
Public | 9-12
- -

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DOVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1871 21st St
San Pablo, CA
Public | KG-6
683 22.3

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EDWARD M. DOWNER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1231 18th St
San Pablo, CA
Public | KG-6
672 22.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
EL CERRITO HIGH SCHOOL
540 Ashbury Ave
El Cerrito, CA
Public | 9-12
1,243 22.8

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ELLERHORST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3501 Pinole Valley Rd
Pinole, CA
Public | KG-6
435 20.7

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EL SOBRANTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
1060 Manor Rd
El Sobrante, CA
Public | KG-6
- -

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
FAIRMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
724 Kearney St
El Cerrito, CA
Public | KG-6
486 19.6

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FORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1777 Sanford Ave
San Pablo, CA
Public | KG-5
383 17.7

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GOMPERS (SAMUEL) CONTINUATION SCHOOL
157 Ninth St
Richmond, CA
Public | 9-12
121 10.1

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GRANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2400 Downer Ave
Richmond, CA
Public | KG-6
579 20.0

3.5 out of 5
3 Reviews
HANNA RANCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2480 Refugio Valley Rd
Hercules, CA
Public | KG-6
441 23.2

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HARBOUR WAY ELEMENTARY COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOL
2465 Dolan Way
San Pablo, CA
Public | 4-9
14 4.7

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HARDING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
7230 Fairmont Ave
El Cerrito, CA
Public | KG-6
369 16.2

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HELMS MIDDLE SCHOOL
2500 Rd 20
San Pablo, CA
Public | 6-8
976 20.3

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HERCULES HIGH SCHOOL
1900 Refugio Valley Rd
Hercules, CA
Public | 9-12
1,008 20.2

3 out of 5
3 Reviews
HERCULES MIDDLE SCHOOL
1900 Refugio Valley Rd
Hercules, CA
Public | 6-8
753 30.6

2 out of 5
1 Review
HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2829 Moyers Rd
Richmond, CA
Public | KG-6
493 19.6

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KAPPA CONTINUATION HIGH SCHOOL
4300 Cutting Blvd
Richmond, CA
Public | 9-12
81 20.3

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KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL
4300 Cutting Blvd
Richmond, CA
Public | 9-12
847 17.2

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KENSINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
90 Highland Blvd
Kensington, CA
Public | KG-6
558 22.3

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KING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
234 South 39th St
Richmond, CA
Public | KG-6
414 19.7

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2700 Eleventh St
San Pablo, CA
Public | KG-6
448 22.4

1 out of 5
1 Review
LEADERSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS: RICHMOND
251 South 12th St
Richmond, CA
Charter | 9-12
386 20.1

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LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
29 Sixth St
Richmond, CA
Public | KG-6
428 23.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
LOVONYA DEJEAN MIDDLE SCHOOL
3400 Macdonald Ave
Richmond, CA
Public | 6-8
664 24.8

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LUPINE HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1919 Lupine Rd
Hercules, CA
Public | KG-6
424 21.7

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MADERA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8500 Madera Dr
El Cerrito, CA
Public | KG-5
430 21.3

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MANZANITA MIDDLE SCHOOL
1615 Carlson Blvd
Richmond, CA
Charter | 6-8
150 18.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
MIDDLE COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2006
2600 Mission Bell Dr
San Pablo, CA
Public | 9-12
311 31.7

4 out of 5
4 Reviews
MIRA VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6397 Hazel Ave
Richmond, CA
Public | KG-6
399 21.0

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MONTALVIN MANOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
300 Christine Dr
San Pablo, CA
Public | KG-6
468 19.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
MURPHY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4350 Valley View Rd
El Sobrante, CA
Public | KG-6
445 20.6

1 out of 5
1 Review
NORTH CAMPUS CONTINUATION SCHOOL
2465 Dolan Way
San Pablo, CA
Public | 9-12
155 22.1

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NYSTROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
230 Harbour Way South
Richmond, CA
Public | KG-6
410 18.6

5 out of 5
1 Review
OHLONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1616 Pheasant Dr
Hercules, CA
Public | KG-6
441 21.0

4.5 out of 5
3 Reviews
OLINDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5855 Olinda Rd
El Sobrante, CA
Public | KG-6
344 21.8

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OMEGA CONTINUATION HIGH SCHOOL
1250 23rd St
Richmond, CA
Public | 9-12
65 21.7

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PERES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
719 Fifth St
Richmond, CA
Public | KG-6
494 17.9

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PINOLE MIDDLE SCHOOL
1575 Mann Dr
Pinole, CA
Public | 7-8
754 23.0

4 out of 5
7 Reviews
PINOLE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
2900 Pinole Valley Rd
Pinole, CA
Public | 9-12
1,622 24.7

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PORTOLA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
1021 Navellier St
El Cerrito, CA
Public | 6-8
599 19.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
RICHMOND COLLEGE PREPARATORY K-5 CHARTER SCHOOL
214 South 11th St
Richmond, CA
Charter | KG-5
171 21.4

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
RICHMOND HIGH SCHOOL
1250 23rd St
Richmond, CA
Public | 9-12
1,671 20.9

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RIVERSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1300 Amador St
Richmond, CA
Public | KG-6
417 20.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
SHANNON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
685 Marlesta Rd
Pinole, CA
Public | KG-6
308 22.0

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
SHELDON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2601 May Rd
Richmond, CA
Public | KG-6
345 21.6

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STEGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4949 Cypress Ave
Richmond, CA
Public | KG-6
349 17.3

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STEWART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2040 Hoke Dr
Pinole, CA
Public | KG-8
525 21.1

2.5 out of 5
3 Reviews
TARA HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2300 Dolan Way
San Pablo, CA
Public | KG-6
533 20.5

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TRANSITION LEARNING CENTER SCHOOL
2465 Dolan Way
San Pablo, CA
Public | KG-12
56 8.0

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VALLEY VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3416 Maywood Dr
Richmond, CA
Public | KG-6
387 22.8

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VERDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2000 Giaramita St
Richmond, CA
Public | KG-6
307 21.9

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VISTA HIGH (ALTERNATIVE) SCHOOL
2625 Barnard Rd
San Pablo, CA
Public | KG-12
254 15.8

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WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
565 Wine St
Richmond, CA
Public | KG-6
448 20.4

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WILSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
629 42nd St
Richmond, CA
Public | KG-6
548 20.3

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