Salinas Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Districts in Salinas


Alisal Union School District Details

Alisal Union School District
155 Bardin Rd.
Salinas, CA 93905

8,524 Students enrolled in District

12 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Alisal Union School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
33%
45%
37%
51%
28%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Alisal Community School
1437 Del Monte Ave.
Salinas, CA, 93905
KG-06
Bardin Elementary School
425 Bardin Rd.
Salinas, CA, 93905
KG-06
Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School
1225 Towt St.
Salinas, CA, 93905
KG-06
Creekside Elementary School
1770 Kittery St.
Salinas, CA, 93906
KG-06
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Academy School
925 N. Sanborn Rd.
Salinas, CA, 93905
KG-06
Frank Paul Elementary School
1300 Rider Ave.
Salinas, CA, 93905
KG-06
Fremont Elementary School
1255 E. Market St.
Salinas, CA, 93905
KG-06
Jesse G. Sanchez Elementary School
901 N. Sanborn Rd.
Salinas, CA, 93905
KG-06
John E. Steinbeck Elementary School
1714 Burlington Dr.
Salinas, CA, 93906
KG-06
Monte Bella Elementary School
1300 Tuscany Blvd.
Salinas, CA, 93905
KG-06
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 1.3% 24.0%
Black 0.3% 5.5%
Hispanic 96.8% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.3% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 85.7% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 78.6% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.1% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,966 $63,820,000 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $232 $2,123,000 1.7%
Staff $1,076 $9,855,000 7.8%
General Administration $87 $796,000 0.6%
School Administration $898 $8,223,000 6.5%
Operation $1,330 $12,185,000 9.7%
Transportation $171 $1,564,000 1.2%
Other $436 $3,991,000 3.2%
Total Support $4,228 $38,737,000 30.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,578 $23,618,000 18.7%
Total Expenditures $13,772 $126,175,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Salinas City Elementary School District Details

Salinas City Elementary School District
840 S. Main St.
Salinas, CA 93901

8,566 Students enrolled in District

14 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Salinas City Elementary School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
29%
45%
32%
51%
26%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Boronda Elementary School
1114 Fontes Ln.
Salinas, CA, 93907
KG-06
Boronda Meadows School
915 Larkin St.
Salinas, CA, 93907
KG-06
Elementary School Gabilan
1256 Linwood Dr.
Salinas, CA, 93906
KG-06
Henry F. Kammann Elementary School
521 Rochex St.
Salinas, CA, 93906
KG-06
Laurel Wood Elementary School
645 Larkin St.
Salinas, CA, 93907
KG-06
Lincoln Elementary School
705 Ca St.
Salinas, CA, 93901
KG-06
Loma Vista Elementary School
757 Sausal Dr.
Salinas, CA, 93906
KG-06
Los Padres Elementary School
1130 John St.
Salinas, CA, 93905
KG-06
Mission Park Elementary School
403 W. Acacia St.
Salinas, CA, 93901
KG-06
Monterey Park Elementary School
410 San Miguel Ave.
Salinas, CA, 93901
KG-06
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 4.8% 24.0%
Black 0.5% 5.5%
Hispanic 92.5% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.6% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 77.9% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 73.0% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.8% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,818 $69,145,000 58.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $371 $3,283,000 2.8%
Staff $637 $5,636,000 4.7%
General Administration $78 $694,000 0.6%
School Administration $826 $7,301,000 6.1%
Operation $848 $7,500,000 6.3%
Transportation $306 $2,707,000 2.3%
Other $615 $5,437,000 4.6%
Total Support $3,681 $32,558,000 27.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,929 $17,060,000 14.4%
Total Expenditures $13,429 $118,763,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Salinas Union High School District Details

Salinas Union High School District
431 W. Alisal St.
Salinas, CA 93901

16,257 Students enrolled in District

12 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Salinas Union High School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
31%
45%
39%
51%
23%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Alisal High School
777 Williams Rd.
Salinas, CA, 93905
09-12
Carr Lake Community Day School
10 Sherwood Pl.
Salinas, CA, 93906
07-12
Elementary School Puente
20 Sherwood Pl.
Salinas, CA, 93906
07-12
Elementary School Sausal Middle
1155 E. Alisal St.
Salinas, CA, 93905
07-08
Everett Alvarez High School
1900 Independence Blvd.
Salinas, CA, 93906
09-12
Harden Middle School
1561 Mc Kinnon St.
Salinas, CA, 93906
07-08
La Paz Middle School
1300 N. Sanborn Rd.
Salinas, CA, 93905
07-08
Mount Toro High School
10 Sherwood Pl.
Salinas, CA, 93906
09-12
North Salinas High School
55 Kip Dr.
Salinas, CA, 93906
09-12
Rancho San Juan High School
1100 Rogge Rd.
Salinas, CA, 93906
09-12
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 6.6% 24.0%
Black 0.8% 5.5%
Hispanic 89.7% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.8% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 76.7% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 70.5% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.2% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,989 $109,247,000 44.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,088 $17,008,000 6.9%
Staff $1,135 $17,736,000 7.2%
General Administration $53 $829,000 0.3%
School Administration $683 $10,683,000 4.3%
Operation $1,118 $17,478,000 7.1%
Transportation $426 $6,654,000 2.7%
Other $519 $8,118,000 3.3%
Total Support $5,022 $78,506,000 31.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,822 $59,748,000 24.1%
Total Expenditures $15,834 $247,501,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Santa Rita Union Elementary School District Details

Santa Rita Union Elementary School District
57 Russell Rd.
Salinas, CA 93906

3,588 Students enrolled in District

7 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Santa Rita Union Elementary School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
31%
45%
40%
51%
22%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Bolsa Knolls Middle School
1031 Rogge Rd.
Salinas, CA, 93906
06-08
Gavilan View Middle School
18250 Vab Buren Ave.
Salinas, CA, 93906
06-08
La Joya Elementary School
55 Rogge Rd.
Salinas, CA, 93906
KG-05
Mckinnon School
2100 Mc Kinnon
Salinas, CA, 93906
KG-05
New Republic Elementary School
636 Arcadia Way
Salinas, CA, 93906
KG-05
Santa Rita Elementary School
2014 S. Santa Rita St.
Salinas, CA, 93906
KG-05
Santa Rita Pre-K School
57 Russell Rd.
Salinas, CA, 93906
M-M

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 6.2% 24.0%
Black 0.9% 5.5%
Hispanic 89.7% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.9% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 70.7% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 61.1% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.6% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,955 $21,248,000 53.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $618 $2,206,000 5.6%
Staff $404 $1,440,000 3.6%
General Administration $137 $489,000 1.2%
School Administration $693 $2,474,000 6.2%
Operation $1,010 $3,604,000 9.1%
Transportation $134 $478,000 1.2%
Other $508 $1,812,000 4.6%
Total Support $3,504 $12,503,000 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,680 $5,995,000 15.1%
Total Expenditures $11,140 $39,746,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Spreckels Union Elementary School District Details

Spreckels Union Elementary School District
130 Rail Rd. Ave.
Spreckels, CA 93962

996 Students enrolled in District

2 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Spreckels Union Elementary School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

80 60 40 20 0
59%
45%
66%
51%
52%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Buena Vista Middle School
18250 Tara Dr.
Salinas, CA, 93908
06-08
Spreckels Elementary School
Fourth St. And Hatton Ave.
Spreckels, CA, 93962
KG-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 53.4% 24.0%
Black 0.2% 5.5%
Hispanic 40.8% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.1% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 16.0% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.8% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.2% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,464 $5,393,000 56.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $483 $477,000 5.0%
Staff $103 $102,000 1.1%
General Administration $196 $193,000 2.0%
School Administration $486 $480,000 5.1%
Operation $1,076 $1,062,000 11.2%
Transportation $322 $318,000 3.3%
Other $719 $710,000 7.5%
Total Support $3,386 $3,342,000 35.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $774 $764,000 8.0%
Total Expenditures $9,624 $9,499,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Washington Union Elementary School District Details

Washington Union Elementary School District
43 San Benancio Rd.
Salinas, CA 93908

880 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Washington Union Elementary School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

80 60 40 20 0
65%
45%
72%
51%
57%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
San Benancio Middle School
43 San Benancio Rd.
Salinas, CA, 93908
06-08
Toro Park Elementary School
22500 Portola Dr.
Salinas, CA, 93908
KG-03
Toro Preschool School
43 San Benancio Rd.
Salinas, CA, 93908
M-M
Washington Elementary School
340 Corral De Tierra Rd.
Salinas, CA, 93908
04-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 64.6% 24.0%
Black 0.4% 5.5%
Hispanic 27.0% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.7% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 9.5% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.5% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,409 $5,704,000 59.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $152 $135,000 1.4%
Staff $296 $263,000 2.8%
General Administration $297 $264,000 2.8%
School Administration $722 $643,000 6.7%
Operation $934 $831,000 8.7%
Transportation $376 $335,000 3.5%
Other $517 $460,000 4.8%
Total Support $3,293 $2,931,000 30.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,028 $915,000 9.6%
Total Expenditures $10,730 $9,550,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

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