San Marcos Unified School District

  • 255 PICO AVE STE. 250
  • SAN MARCOS, CA 92069
  • (760) 752-1299
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate88.2%71.2%
Dropout Rate1.9%5.0%
Per Pupil Spending$8,115$9,292
Students Per Teacher23.120.8
Number of Schools20-
Number of Students17,852-
Number of (FTE) Teachers774-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment17,85223.1
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students1,614
1st Grade Students1,614
2nd Grade Students1,506
3rd Grade Students1,438
4th Grade Students1,445
5th Grade Students1,402
6th Grade Students1,338
7th Grade Students1,336
8th Grade Students1,291
9th Grade Students1,279
10th Grade Students1,266
11th Grade Students1,546
12th Grade Students770
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native101
Asian or Pacific Islander1,398
Hispanic8,373
Black (Non-Hispanic)567
White (Non-Hispanic)7,163
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male9,086
Female8,759

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers77423.1
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers50-
Elementary Teachers504-
Secondary Teachers199-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes21-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides189
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors3
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors14
Elementary4
Secondary9
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians-
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff501
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators10
LEA Administrative Support Staff60
School Administrators39
School Administrative Support Staff73
Student Support Services48
Other Support Services Staff272

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$177,681,000-
Total Local Revenues$71,207,00040.1%
Property Tax$37,345,00021.0%
All Other Taxes$5,537,0003.1%
Other School Systems$7,983,0004.5%
Cities and Counties$9,385,0005.3%
Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents$587,0000.3%
School Lunch$2,078,0001.2%
Other Sales and Services$12,0000.01%
Rents and Royalties$180,0000.1%
Interest Earnings$3,714,0002.1%
Miscellaneous$4,386,0002.5%
Total State Revenues$97,613,00054.9%
General Formula Assistance$62,966,00035.4%
Staff Improvement Programs$1,552,0000.9%
Special Education Programs$133,0000.07%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$2,394,0001.3%
Gifted and Talented Programs$151,0000.08%
Vocational Education Programs$8,0000.00%
School Lunch Programs$248,0000.1%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$12,182,0006.9%
Transportation Programs$717,0000.4%
Other Programs$13,409,0007.5%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$3,853,0002.2%
Total Federal Revenues$8,861,0005.0%
Through State - Title I$1,601,0000.9%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$2,999,0001.7%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$492,0000.3%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$42,0000.02%
Through State - Title V, Part A$23,0000.01%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$79,0000.04%
Through State - Bilingual Education$410,0000.2%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$2,968,0001.7%
Through State - Other$247,0000.1%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$141,037,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$90,037,00063.8%
Total Support Services Expenditures$46,188,00032.7%
Student Support$6,741,0003.8%
Instructional Staff Support$5,953,0003.4%
General Administration Support$784,0000.4%
School Administration Support$9,007,0005.1%
Operation and Maintenance Support$13,274,0007.5%
Student Transportation Support$4,435,0002.5%
Other Support Services$5,994,0003.4%
Total Other Expenditures$4,812,0003.4%
Food Services$4,810,0002.7%
Enterprise Operations$2,0000.00%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 88.2%
Total Diploma Count 990
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12901.9%

Map and Listings of Schools Within San Marcos Unified School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 20
  • Students: 17,852
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 774
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ALVIN M. DUNN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3697 La Mirada Dr
San Marcos, CA
Public | KG-5
649 20.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
BAYSHORE PREPARATORY CHARTER SCHOOL
100 North Rancho Santa Fe Rd
San Marcos, CA
Charter | KG-12
162 27.0

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BAYSHORE PREPARATORY CHARTER SCHOOL
1175 Linda Vista Dr.
San Marcos, CA
Charter | KG-12
160 22.9

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CARRILLO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2875 Poinsettia Ln
Carlsbad, CA
Public | KG-5
913 25.0

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DISCOVERY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
730 Applewilde Dr
San Marcos, CA
Public | KG-5
901 24.8

4.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
FOOTHILLS HIGH SCHOOL
920 Boardwalk
San Marcos, CA
Public | 9-12
89 19.9

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JOLI ANN LEICHTAG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
653 Poinsettia Ave
Vista, CA
Public | KG-5
777 21.7

4 out of 5
2 Reviews
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KNOB HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2003
1825 Knob Hill Rd
San Marcos, CA
Public | KG-5
853 25.9

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LA COSTA MEADOWS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6889 El Fuerte St
Carlsbad, CA
Public | KG-5
798 23.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
MISSION HILLS HIGH SCHOOL
1 Mission Hills Ct.
San Marcos, CA
Public | 9-12
2,482 27.2

3.5 out of 5
3 Reviews
PALOMA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
660 Camino Magnifico
San Marcos, CA
Public | KG-5
907 23.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
RICHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
910 Borden Rd
San Marcos, CA
Public | KG-5
872 23.1

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SAN ELIJO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1615 Schoolhouse Way
San Marcos, CA
Public | KG-5
992 26.9

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SAN ELIJO MIDDLE SCHOOL
1600 Schoolhouse Way
San Marcos, CA
Public | 6-8
1,335 29.6

5 out of 5
1 Review
SAN MARCOS ELEMENTARY ACADEMY
300 West San Marcos Blvd
San Marcos, CA
Public | KG-5
556 18.6

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SAN MARCOS HIGH SCHOOL
1615 San Marcos Blvd
San Marcos, CA
Public | 9-12
2,035 28.2

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SAN MARCOS MIDDLE SCHOOL
650 West Mission Rd
San Marcos, CA
Public | 6-8
1,192 27.3

5 out of 5
6 Reviews
TWIN OAKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2004
1 Cassou Rd
San Marcos, CA
Public | KG-5
794 21.6

5 out of 5
1 Review
TWIN OAKS HIGH SCHOOL
158 Cassou Rd
San Marcos, CA
Public | 9-12
180 13.0

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WOODLAND PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
1270 Rock Springs Rd
San Marcos, CA
Public | 6-8
1,358 28.2

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