Denair Unified


The Denair Unified school district in California serves students from elementary through high school, with four schools in the district. The data reveals significant challenges across the district, with low academic performance, high chronic absenteeism, and socioeconomic factors that likely contribute to these issues.

The Denair Elementary Charter Academy stands out as the largest school with 598 students, but it has the lowest test scores in the district, with only 25% of 3rd graders proficient in English Language Arts compared to the state average of 42.96%. The Denair High School has a higher graduation rate of 84.6% but also struggles with low test scores and a higher-than-average dropout rate of 6.2%. The Denair Charter Academy, an alternative school, has the lowest enrollment but the most concerning performance, with a 65.3% graduation rate and 23.6% dropout rate.

Across the district, the schools face significant challenges, including high chronic absenteeism rates ranging from 21.1% to 27.9%, and a high percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, indicating significant socioeconomic factors that may be contributing to the academic struggles. The data suggests a need for comprehensive, data-driven strategies to improve student engagement, academic performance, and overall outcomes for the students in the Denair Unified school district.

District Detail

 3460 Lester Rd.
Denair, CA 95316-9502

 (209) 632-7514

SchoolDigger Rank:
1323rd of 1560 California districts

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Grades served: K-12
Students: 1,300

Primary Schools: 2
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 1
We found 5 schools.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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