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40%
  • James K. Polk Elementary
  • 2195 N. Polk Ave., Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 884
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 33:1
39%
  • River Bluff Elementary
  • 6150 W. Palo Alto, Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 918
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
38%
  • Rio Vista Middle School
  • 6240 W. Palo Alto, Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 833
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
37%
  • Norman Liddell Elementary
  • 5455 W. Alluvial Ave., Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 673
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
37%
  • Herndon-barstow Elementary
  • 6265 N. Grantland Ave., Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 578
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
36%
  • William Saroyan Elementary
  • 5650 W. Escalon Ave., Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 715
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
32%
  • Houghton-kearney Elementary
  • 8905 W. Kearney Blvd., Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 228
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
30%
  • Harvest Elementary
  • 6514 W. Gettysburg Ave., Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 654
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
30%
  • Central High East Campus
  • 3535 N. Cornelia Ave., Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 4,160
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
25%
  • Biola-pershing Elementary
  • 4885 N. Biola Ave., Biola
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 213
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
21%
  • Roosevelt Elementary
  • 2600 N. Garfield Ave, Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 522
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
21%
  • John Steinbeck Elementary
  • 3550 N. Milburn Ave., Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 757
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
19%
  • El Capitan Middle School
  • 4443 W. Weldon Ave., Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 662
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
17%
  • Glacier Point Middle School
  • 4055 N. Bryan Ave., Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 898
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
17%
  • Mckinley Elementary
  • 4444 W. Mckinley Ave., Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 932
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
17%
  • Madison Elementary
  • 330 S. Brawley Ave., Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 794
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
15%
  • Teague Elementary
  • 4725 N. Polk Ave., Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 773
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
12%
  • Hanh Phan Tilley Elementary
  • 2280 N. Valentine Ave., Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: n/a
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Central Unified Alternative/opportunity
  • 2698 N. Brawley, Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 233
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
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  • Pathway Elementary Community Day
  • 21 S. Teilman, Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 4
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 4:1
n/a
  • Pershing Continuation High
  • 855 W. Nielsen, Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 125
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
n/a
  • Pathway Community Day
  • 11 S. Teilman, Fresno
  • Central Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 28
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 4:1
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Fresno school information

IndexFresnoCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores28%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools1538,30879,221
Total private schools263,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools191,0857,963
The Fresno, CA educational system consists of 153 public schools, 26 private schools and 19 post-secondary schools. Fresno public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 27% lower than than the California average and 44% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fresno public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.1% have completed high school, 20.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Fresno

IndexFresnoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade74.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school72.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college52.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%

Listed above are Central Unified School District, Fresno schools. To customize your list of Central Unified School District schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Central Unified School District schools.

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Clovis, CA102,14851%5%
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Fresno, CA513,80728%44%

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Tucson, AZ527,58632%35%
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Fresno, CA513,80728%44%
Source: The Fresno, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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