Palo Alto Unified School District

  • 25 CHURCHILL AVE
  • PALO ALTO, CA 94306
  • (650) 329-3700
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate96.6%71.2%
Dropout Rate1.0%5.0%
Per Pupil Spending$13,568$9,292
Students Per Teacher15.420.8
Number of Schools19-
Number of Students11,430-
Number of (FTE) Teachers741-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment11,43015.4
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students888
1st Grade Students940
2nd Grade Students862
3rd Grade Students881
4th Grade Students845
5th Grade Students863
6th Grade Students876
7th Grade Students852
8th Grade Students869
9th Grade Students944
10th Grade Students1,004
11th Grade Students909
12th Grade Students928
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native13
Asian or Pacific Islander3,466
Hispanic1,292
Black (Non-Hispanic)304
White (Non-Hispanic)5,485
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male5,980
Female5,681

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers74115.4
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers46-
Elementary Teachers468-
Secondary Teachers224-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes2-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides194
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors10
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors18
Elementary8
Secondary10
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians15
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff353
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators5
LEA Administrative Support Staff37
School Administrators37
School Administrative Support Staff51
Student Support Services54
Other Support Services Staff170

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$171,103,000-
Total Local Revenues$143,945,00084.1%
Property Tax$104,765,00061.2%
All Other Taxes$9,214,0005.4%
Other School Systems$2,543,0001.5%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$648,0000.4%
Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents$117,0000.07%
School Lunch$1,161,0000.7%
Rents and Royalties$9,009,0005.3%
Interest Earnings$2,707,0001.6%
Miscellaneous$13,781,0008.1%
Total State Revenues$21,485,00012.6%
General Formula Assistance$673,0000.4%
Staff Improvement Programs$879,0000.5%
Special Education Programs$69,0000.04%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$1,255,0000.7%
Gifted and Talented Programs$95,0000.06%
School Lunch Programs$23,0000.01%
Transportation Programs$630,0000.4%
Other Programs$13,519,0007.9%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$4,342,0002.5%
Total Federal Revenues$5,673,0003.3%
Through State - Title I$579,0000.3%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$2,363,0001.4%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$343,0000.2%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$33,0000.02%
Through State - Title V, Part A$61,0000.04%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$40,0000.02%
Through State - Bilingual Education$142,0000.08%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$272,0000.2%
Through State - Other$1,801,0001.1%
Direct - Other$39,0000.02%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$152,020,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$101,187,00066.6%
Total Support Services Expenditures$48,981,00032.2%
Student Support$6,360,0003.7%
Instructional Staff Support$7,821,0004.6%
General Administration Support$1,129,0000.7%
School Administration Support$10,173,0005.9%
Operation and Maintenance Support$13,821,0008.1%
Student Transportation Support$2,626,0001.5%
Other Support Services$7,051,0004.1%
Total Other Expenditures$1,852,0001.2%
Food Services$1,852,0001.1%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 96.6%
Total Diploma Count 845
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12331.0%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Palo Alto Unified School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 19
  • Students: 11,430
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 741
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ADDISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
650 Addison Ave
Palo Alto, CA
Public | KG-5
443 17.4

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BARRON PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
800 Barron Ave
Palo Alto, CA
Public | KG-5
322 15.3

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DAVID STARR JORDAN MIDDLE SCHOOL
750 North California Ave
Palo Alto, CA
Public | 6-8
959 15.1

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DUVENECK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
705 Alester Ave
Palo Alto, CA
Public | KG-5
485 20.9

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EL CARMELO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3024 Bryant St
Palo Alto, CA
Public | KG-5
381 18.9

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ESCONDIDO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
890 Escondido Rd
Stanford, CA
Public | KG-5
533 17.6

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FAIRMEADOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
500 East Meadow Dr
Palo Alto, CA
Public | KG-5
430 16.8

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GREENDELL SCHOOL
4120 Middlefield Rd
Palo Alto, CA
Public | KG-5
44 14.7

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HENRY M. GUNN HIGH SCHOOL
780 Arastradero Rd
Palo Alto, CA
Public | 9-12
1,912 17.8

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HERBERT HOOVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
445 East Charleston Rd
Palo Alto, CA
Public | KG-5
388 19.8

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JANE LATHROP STANFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL
480 East Meadow Dr
Palo Alto, CA
Public | 6-8
973 18.3

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JUANA BRIONES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4100 Orme St
Palo Alto, CA
Public | KG-5
376 15.5

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LUCILLE M. NIXON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1711 Stanford Ave
Stanford, CA
Public | KG-5
425 17.9

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OHLONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
950 Amarillo Ave
Palo Alto, CA
Public | KG-5
514 19.9

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PACKARD CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL / STANFORD SCHOOL
725 Welch Rd
Palo Alto, CA
Public | KG-12
42 10.5

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PALO ALTO HIGH SCHOOL
50 Embarcadero Rd
Palo Alto, CA
Public | 9-12
1,850 18.5

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PALO VERDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3450 Louis Rd
Palo Alto, CA
Public | KG-5
397 19.9

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TERMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL
655 Arastradero Rd
Palo Alto, CA
Public | 6-8
658 15.1

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WALTER HAYS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1525 Middlefield Rd
Palo Alto, CA
Public | KG-5
529 20.8

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