Yuba City Unified


The Yuba City Unified school district in California serves 16 schools, including 11 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 3 high schools, and 1 alternative school. The district's schools serve a diverse student population and exhibit a wide range of academic performance, with some standout schools like Butte Vista Elementary and Tierra Buena Elementary ranking among the top in the state, while others struggle to meet proficiency levels.

The data reveals significant disparities in academic achievement across the district, with a correlation between socioeconomic status and student performance. Schools serving higher-poverty populations, such as Park Avenue Elementary, generally perform worse on standardized tests compared to their more affluent counterparts. The alternative and continuation schools, like Albert Powell Continuation and Yuba City Independence Academy, also face significant challenges, with lower graduation rates and higher dropout rates.

However, the data also highlights the potential benefits of smaller class sizes, as schools with the lowest student-teacher ratios, such as Albert Powell Continuation and Riverbend Elementary, tend to have better performance metrics. Overall, the Yuba City Unified school district presents a complex landscape, with both high-performing and struggling schools, underscoring the need for targeted interventions to address the disparities in educational outcomes across the district.

District Detail

 425 Plumas Blvd Ste. 200
Yuba City, CA 95991-5074

 (530) 822-5200

SchoolDigger Rank:
931st of 1560 California districts

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Grades served: K-12
Students: 11,677

Primary Schools: 11
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 3
Alternative Schools: 1
We found 17 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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