Manteca Unified


The Manteca Unified School District in California serves 28 schools, including 21 elementary schools and 7 high schools, but no middle schools or alternative schools. The district's schools serve a diverse student population and exhibit a wide range of academic performance, with some standout schools like Sierra High and Nile Garden Elementary outperforming the district and state averages, while others like Calla High and Joseph Widmer Junior Elementary struggle academically.

The data reveals significant disparities in performance across the district, with a clear correlation between socioeconomic status (as measured by free/reduced lunch rates) and academic achievement. Schools serving higher-need populations, such as French Camp Elementary, tend to underperform compared to their more affluent counterparts. Additionally, high rates of chronic absenteeism, particularly at some of the lower-performing schools, suggest that addressing school climate and student engagement may be crucial for improving outcomes.

However, the strong performance of schools like Sierra High and Nile Garden Elementary demonstrates that it is possible for schools in the Manteca Unified School District to achieve high levels of academic success. By understanding the practices and strategies employed by these standout schools, the district may be able to replicate their success and raise the achievement of all its students.

District Detail

 2271 W. Louise Ave.
Manteca, CA 95337-8381

 (209) 825-3200

SchoolDigger Rank:
1068th of 1560 California districts

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Grades served: K-12
Students: 24,646

Primary Schools: 22
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 8
Alternative Schools: 0
We found 30 schools.

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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