Coronado USD Ranks in the Top 20 of All CA Public School Districts

Posted by: Jeffrey Felix 2 years, 1 month ago

Coronado USD Ranks in the Top 20 of All CA Public School Districts

Coronado Unified School District was ranked the 18th best school district in California out of 1,022 districts by Niche, with a rating of 4.1 out of 5 by Niche users, which include parents and students from the district. Coronado High School was ranked within the top 40 high schools in California.

Coronado High School ranked the highest in the district, coming in at 33rd place in California. Coronado Middle School came in a close second, ranking as the 43rd best middle school in California. Silver Strand Elementary came in at 190 and Village Elementary School at 224 out of 5,825 elementary schools, a ranking placing them both in the top 5% of all schools in California.

Niche is a website that provides reviews of schools and school districts from students, parents and professionals. It was founded in 2002 by Carnegie Mellon students as

Niche bases its ranking on eight different grades, including academics; health and safety; parent and student survey scores; student culture and diversity; teachers; resources and facilities; extracurricular and activities; and sports and fitness. Academics make up 50 percent of the weight of the final score.

“Our team of data scientists has collected all of this data from public data sources, such as the Department of Education, the National Center for Education Statistics, The US Census, and the FBI Crime Statistics, among others. They then clean up the data, craft it, and present it to our users in a way that makes sense.

“We gather our surveys from our own users, who fill out surveys for a chance to win college scholarships. Parents and students may both fill out surveys for a chance to win scholarships,” said Alex Caffee, Niche’s business and marketing analyst in an email.

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