Downey Unified School District

  • 11627 BROOKSHIRE AVE
  • DOWNEY, CA 90241
  • (562) 469-6500
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate80.1%71.2%
Dropout Rate2.0%5.0%
Per Pupil Spending$8,562$9,292
Students Per Teacher21.820.8
Number of Schools20-
Number of Students22,464-
Number of (FTE) Teachers1,028-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment22,46421.8
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students1,234
1st Grade Students1,425
2nd Grade Students1,465
3rd Grade Students1,517
4th Grade Students1,616
5th Grade Students1,713
6th Grade Students1,782
7th Grade Students1,941
8th Grade Students1,935
9th Grade Students2,054
10th Grade Students2,033
11th Grade Students1,998
12th Grade Students1,888
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native86
Asian or Pacific Islander879
Hispanic18,833
Black (Non-Hispanic)773
White (Non-Hispanic)2,013
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male11,631
Female11,035

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers1,02821.8
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers43-
Elementary Teachers675-
Secondary Teachers310-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides167
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors10
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors29
Elementary12
Secondary17
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians4
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff458
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators3
LEA Administrative Support Staff59
School Administrators44
School Administrative Support Staff79
Student Support Services36
Other Support Services Staff238

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$220,815,000-
Total Local Revenues$51,162,00023.2%
Property Tax$25,527,00011.6%
Other School Systems$11,351,0005.1%
Cities and Counties$134,0000.06%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$624,0000.3%
School Lunch$2,431,0001.1%
Other Sales and Services$153,0000.07%
Rents and Royalties$187,0000.08%
Interest Earnings$5,459,0002.5%
Miscellaneous$5,296,0002.4%
Total State Revenues$152,916,00069.3%
General Formula Assistance$110,602,00050.1%
Staff Improvement Programs$2,049,0000.9%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$3,139,0001.4%
Gifted and Talented Programs$203,0000.09%
School Lunch Programs$572,0000.3%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$3,352,0001.5%
Transportation Programs$1,274,0000.6%
Other Programs$26,476,00012.0%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$5,249,0002.4%
Total Federal Revenues$16,737,0007.6%
Through State - Title I$3,454,0001.6%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$4,351,0002.0%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$939,0000.4%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$90,0000.04%
Through State - Title V, Part A$43,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$211,0000.10%
Through State - Bilingual Education$394,0000.2%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$6,027,0002.7%
Through State - Other$1,228,0000.6%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$191,425,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$128,053,00066.9%
Total Support Services Expenditures$55,125,00028.8%
Student Support$9,329,0004.2%
Instructional Staff Support$4,062,0001.8%
General Administration Support$1,699,0000.8%
School Administration Support$12,117,0005.5%
Operation and Maintenance Support$17,561,0008.0%
Student Transportation Support$2,300,0001.0%
Other Support Services$8,057,0003.6%
Total Other Expenditures$8,247,0004.3%
Food Services$8,119,0003.7%
Enterprise Operations$128,0000.06%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 80.1%
Total Diploma Count 1,610
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-121562.0%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Downey Unified School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 20
  • Students: 22,464
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 1,028
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ALAMEDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8613 East Alameda St
Downey, CA
Public | KG-3
579 21.9

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CARPENTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9439 East Foster Rd
Downey, CA
Public | 4-5
619 24.8

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COLUMBUS CONTINUATION SCHOOL
12330 Woodruff Ave
Downey, CA
Public | 9-12
356 20.9

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DOWNEY HIGH SCHOOL
11040 Brookshire Ave
Downey, CA
Public | 9-12
4,016 26.3

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EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL
10301 South Woodruff Ave
Downey, CA
Public | 6-8
1,387 24.9

4.5 out of 5
3 Reviews
GALLATIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9513 Brookshire Ave
Downey, CA
Public | KG-5
715 23.1

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GAULDIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9724 Spry St
Downey, CA
Public | KG-5
681 22.0

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GRIFFITHS MIDDLE SCHOOL
9633 Tweedy Ln
Downey, CA
Public | 6-8
1,425 25.1

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IMPERIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8133 Imperial Hwy
Downey, CA
Public | KG-3
569 19.0

4 out of 5
3 Reviews
LEWIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
13220 South Bellflower Blvd
Downey, CA
Public | KG-5
766 21.9

4 out of 5
1 Review
OLD RIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
11995 Old River School Rd
Downey, CA
Public | 4-5
842 28.1

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PRICE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9525 South Tweedy Ln
Downey, CA
Public | KG-5
753 21.2

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RIO HONDO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
7731 East Muller St
Downey, CA
Public | KG-5
900 22.1

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RIO SAN GABRIEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9338 Gotham St
Downey, CA
Public | KG-5
785 20.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
SUSSMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL
12500 Birchdale Ave
Downey, CA
Public | 6-8
1,420 22.3

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UNSWORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9001 Lindsey Ave
Downey, CA
Public | KG-5
595 22.0

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WARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8851 East Adoree St
Downey, CA
Public | KG-3
450 16.1

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WARREN HIGH SCHOOL
8141 De Palma St
Downey, CA
Public | 9-12
3,666 26.6

4 out of 5
5 Reviews
WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL
11985 Old River School Rd
Downey, CA
Public | 6-8
1,426 23.2

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
WILLIAMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
7530 East Arnett St
Downey, CA
Public | KG-3
716 21.1

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