Pajaro Valley Unified School District

  • 294 GREEN VALLEY RD
  • WATSONVILLE, CA 95076
  • (831) 786-2100
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate71.0%71.2%
Dropout Rate3.3%5.0%
Per Pupil Spending$10,711$9,292
Students Per Teacher24.020.8
Number of Schools33-
Number of Students19,477-
Number of (FTE) Teachers813-

District Test Scores

CST - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 2 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201029.0%53.0%
200928.0%53.0%
200826.0%48.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201047.0%62.0%
200950.0%63.0%
200843.0%59.0%
 
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201024.0%43.0%
200925.0%44.0%
200820.0%38.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201054.0%65.0%
200953.0%64.0%
200843.0%61.0%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201046.0%63.0%
200944.0%61.0%
200839.0%55.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201057.0%68.0%
200952.0%66.0%
200848.0%61.0%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201044.0%58.0%
200940.0%54.0%
200833.0%48.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201055.0%61.0%
200949.0%57.0%
200838.0%51.0%
 
CST Science Test
201037.0%56.0%
200935.0%49.0%
200832.0%46.0%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201044.0%55.0%
200939.0%52.0%
200836.0%47.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201042.0%52.0%
200933.0%49.0%
200831.0%44.0%
 
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201094.0%84.0%
200978.0%81.0%
200896.0%80.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201045.0%55.0%
200947.0%54.0%
200840.0%49.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201038.0%48.0%
200938.0%43.0%
200832.0%41.0%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201058.0%46.0%
200939.0%44.0%
200847.0%42.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201047.0%54.0%
200938.0%48.0%
200839.0%45.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
201027.0%30.0%
200923.0%30.0%
200829.0%31.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201087.0%85.0%
200973.0%87.0%
200887.0%84.0%
 
CST History - Social Science Test
201035.0%47.0%
200928.0%42.0%
200826.0%36.0%
 
CST Science Test
201053.0%59.0%
200947.0%56.0%
200845.0%52.0%
 
Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201019.0%22.0%
20097.0%21.0%
200813.0%18.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201076.0%69.0%
200955.0%65.0%
200875.0%66.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201059.0%55.0%
200953.0%51.0%
200851.0%52.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201042.0%54.0%
200938.0%50.0%
200838.0%49.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20104.0%17.0%
20091.0%17.0%
20082.0%18.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201025.0%46.0%
200926.0%47.0%
200826.0%43.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
20108.0%19.0%
20093.0%15.0%
20084.0%5.0%
 
CST World History Test
201022.0%45.0%
20096.0%41.0%
200814.0%36.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
20099.0%29.0%
 
Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20104.0%12.0%
20091.0%11.0%
20082.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201020.0%40.0%
200922.0%37.0%
200813.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201022.0%38.0%
200915.0%34.0%
200813.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201048.0%47.0%
200940.0%44.0%
200828.0%41.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201049.0%29.0%
200943.0%23.0%
200828.0%23.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201032.0%45.0%
200931.0%44.0%
200825.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20103.0%14.0%
20093.0%14.0%
20082.0%12.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
20105.0%14.0%
20096.0%9.0%
20082.0%7.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201038.0%44.0%
200922.0%40.0%
200821.0%36.0%
 
CST Science Test
201042.0%46.0%
200934.0%44.0%
200828.0%40.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201067.0%75.0%
200975.0%71.0%
200872.0%68.0%
 
CST World History Test
201031.0%42.0%
200923.0%38.0%
200818.0%33.0%
 
Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20103.0%8.0%
20094.0%8.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
20103.0%14.0%
20091.0%12.0%
20081.0%11.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201029.0%46.0%
200929.0%41.0%
200835.0%39.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201016.0%30.0%
20095.0%27.0%
20087.0%25.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201059.0%32.0%
200928.0%26.0%
200843.0%28.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201031.0%42.0%
200925.0%40.0%
200824.0%37.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
201024.0%8.0%
20094.0%11.0%
20084.0%10.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201038.0%53.0%
200926.0%50.0%
200830.0%47.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201032.0%50.0%
200923.0%47.0%
200826.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201036.0%45.0%
200928.0%44.0%
200824.0%38.0%
 
CST World History Test
20109.0%15.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20083.0%6.0%
 
End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201032.0%31.0%
200919.0%28.0%
200822.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201012.0%31.0%
20098.0%28.0%
20086.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201036.0%46.0%
200934.0%42.0%
200834.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201033.0%38.0%
200924.0%36.0%
200819.0%32.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201052.0%33.0%
200935.0%28.0%
200837.0%28.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
201024.0%27.0%
200922.0%26.0%
200824.0%27.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201010.0%27.0%
200910.0%26.0%
20087.0%24.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
20105.0%16.0%
20092.0%13.0%
20083.0%11.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201038.0%49.0%
200925.0%46.0%
200829.0%43.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201035.0%54.0%
200925.0%50.0%
200828.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
201030.0%41.0%
200921.0%38.0%
200817.0%33.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment19,47724.0
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students1,882
1st Grade Students1,717
2nd Grade Students1,606
3rd Grade Students1,543
4th Grade Students1,500
5th Grade Students1,428
6th Grade Students1,493
7th Grade Students1,482
8th Grade Students1,432
9th Grade Students1,438
10th Grade Students1,368
11th Grade Students1,228
12th Grade Students1,263
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native34
Asian or Pacific Islander370
Hispanic15,282
Black (Non-Hispanic)103
White (Non-Hispanic)3,498
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male9,778
Female9,603

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers81324.0
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers78-
Elementary Teachers493-
Secondary Teachers207-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes35-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides249
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors15
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors19
Elementary5
Secondary14
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians-
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff738
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators1
LEA Administrative Support Staff98
School Administrators63
School Administrative Support Staff123
Student Support Services29
Other Support Services Staff424

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$222,258,000-
Total Local Revenues$63,220,00028.4%
Property Tax$53,637,00024.1%
Cities and Counties$432,0000.2%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$203,0000.09%
Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents$78,0000.04%
School Lunch$1,351,0000.6%
Other Sales and Services$1,0000.00%
Sale of Property$25,0000.01%
Interest Earnings$2,064,0000.9%
Miscellaneous$5,429,0002.4%
Total State Revenues$121,890,00054.8%
General Formula Assistance$56,677,00025.5%
Staff Improvement Programs$2,215,0001.0%
Special Education Programs$11,958,0005.4%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$6,237,0002.8%
Gifted and Talented Programs$158,0000.07%
Vocational Education Programs$18,0000.01%
School Lunch Programs$417,0000.2%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$723,0000.3%
Transportation Programs$3,217,0001.4%
Other Programs$35,130,00015.8%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$5,140,0002.3%
Total Federal Revenues$37,148,00016.7%
Through State - Title I$11,917,0005.4%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$4,199,0001.9%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$2,130,0001.0%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$104,0000.05%
Through State - Title V, Part A$58,0000.03%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$157,0000.07%
Through State - Bilingual Education$969,0000.4%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$5,132,0002.3%
Through State - Other$7,026,0003.2%
Direct - Other$5,456,0002.5%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$208,015,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$118,993,00057.2%
Total Support Services Expenditures$82,065,00039.5%
Student Support$10,972,0004.9%
Instructional Staff Support$23,166,00010.4%
General Administration Support$1,051,0000.5%
School Administration Support$12,530,0005.6%
Operation and Maintenance Support$16,917,0007.6%
Student Transportation Support$7,250,0003.3%
Other Support Services$10,179,0004.6%
Total Other Expenditures$6,957,0003.3%
Food Services$6,957,0003.1%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 71.0%
Total Diploma Count 1,029
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-121823.3%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Pajaro Valley Unified School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 33
  • Students: 19,477
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 813
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ACADEMIC / VOCATIONAL CHARTER INSTITUTE SCHOOL
112 Diamond Dr
Watsonville, CA
Charter | 9-12
63 12.6

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ALIANZA CHARTER SCHOOL
115 Casserly Rd
Watsonville, CA
Charter | KG-8
623 27.1

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AMESTI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
25 Amesti Rd
Watsonville, CA
Public | KG-5
609 24.4

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ANN SOLDO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1140 Menasco Dr
Watsonville, CA
Public | KG-5
644 23.9

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APTOS HIGH SCHOOL
7301 Freedom Blvd
Aptos, CA
Public | 9-12
1,378 22.1

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APTOS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
1001 Huntington Dr
Aptos, CA
Public | 7-8
717 23.9

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
BRADLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
321 Corralitos Rd
Watsonville, CA
Public | KG-6
529 19.2

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CALABASAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
202 Calabasas Rd
Watsonville, CA
Public | KG-5
634 25.4

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CEIBA COLLEGE PREPARATORY ACADEMY
280 Main St .
Watsonville, CA
Charter | 6-8
210 70.0

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CESAR E. CHAVEZ MIDDLE SCHOOL
440 Arthur Rd
Watsonville, CA
Public | 6-8
585 26.6

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E. A. HALL MIDDLE SCHOOL
201 Brewington Ave
Watsonville, CA
Public | 6-8
582 20.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
FREEDOM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
25 Holly Dr
Freedom, CA
Public | KG-5
582 25.3

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H. A. HYDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
125 Alta Vista St
Watsonville, CA
Public | KG-5
607 23.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
HALL DISTRICT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
300 Sill Rd
Watsonville, CA
Public | KG-5
533 31.4

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LAKEVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL
2350 East Lake Ave
Watsonville, CA
Public | 6-8
631 19.7

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LANDMARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
235 Ohlone Parkway
Watsonville, CA
Public | KG-5
580 22.3

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LINSCOTT CHARTER SCHOOL
220 Elm St
Watsonville, CA
Charter | KG-8
253 29.8

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MAR VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6860 Soquel Dr
Aptos, CA
Public | KG-6
404 17.6

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MINTIE WHITE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
515 Palm Ave
Watsonville, CA
Public | KG-5
570 21.1

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NEW SCHOOL COMMUNITY DAY
165 Harkins Slough Rd
Watsonville, CA
Public | 9-12
24 8.0

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OHLONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
21 Bay Farms Rd
Watsonville, CA
Public | KG-5
472 36.0

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PACIFIC COAST CHARTER SCHOOL
294 Green Valley Rd
Watsonville, CA
Charter | KG-12
261 23.7

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PAJARO MIDDLE SCHOOL
250 Salinas Rd
Watsonville, CA
Public | 6-8
438 39.8

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PAJARO VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
500 Harkins Slough Rd
Watsonville, CA
Public | 9-12
1,460 23.9

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RADCLIFF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
550 Rodriguez St
Watsonville, CA
Public | KG-5
446 24.8

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RENAISSANCE HIGH CONTINUATION SCHOOL
11 Spring Valley Rd
La Selva Beach, CA
Public | 9-12
110 8.5

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RIO DEL MAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2005
819 Pinehurst Dr
Aptos, CA
Public | KG-6
609 24.4

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ROLLING HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL
130 Herman Ave
Watsonville, CA
Public | 6-8
588 25.6

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STARLIGHT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
225 Hammer Dr
Watsonville, CA
Public | KG-5
578 27.5

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T. S. MACQUIDDY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
330 Martinelli St
Watsonville, CA
Public | KG-5
664 21.4

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VALENCIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
250 Aptos School Rd
Aptos, CA
Public | KG-6
567 24.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
WATSONVILLE CHARTER SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
115 Casserly Rd West Campus
Watsonville, CA
Charter | KG-8
311 31.1

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WATSONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
250 East Beach St
Watsonville, CA
Public | 9-12
2,119 21.2

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