San Marcos Unified school district (Data source)

County of San Diego

THIS chart shows what the school system "wants"

NOT what school board members want.

NOT what superintendents want.

More about this chart.

See also: "Good" schools?

San Marcos Unified math proficiency
Zero+ meets standard.

• Any result above zero is proficient; below is not proficient. • There is a 99% chance that results will remain the same in coming years, which is to say, between the Upper and Lower Control Limits (the gray lines).

Students would perform better the more years in school IF the follow-the-schedule method wanted that.

But that's not what it "wants"...and it's not a coincidence this pattern repeats (repeatedly).

The system (the follow-the-schedule method) "wants" schools to perform poorer, relative to grade level, the more years students spend in public school.

• Any result above zero is proficient; below is not proficient.

San Marcos Unified math proficiency
Zero+ meets standard.

Schools in San Marcos Unified

Enrollment by school type, school and year

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
San Marcos Unified School District 20,407 20,778 20,944 20,971 21,095 20,960 19,870 19,713

Elementary School (Public)

Carrillo Elementary 1,058 1,050 1,001 958 902 855 765 759
Discovery Elementary 982 1,041 725 652 574 590 589 570
Double Peak 952 1,146 1,286 1,317 1,183 1,196
Joli Ann Leichtag Elementary 811 781 812 765 752 681 642 625
Knob Hill Elementary 847 873 846 833 835 826 774 756
La Costa Meadows Elementary 948 943 923 876 867 854 696 719
La Mirada Academy 760 752 782 780 931 1,045 1,005 952
Paloma Elementary 926 928 890 911 873 830 756 717
Richland Elementary 850 805 768 767 787 759 747 751
San Elijo Elementary 1,460 1,480 1,115 1,079 1,053 1,020 905 874
San Marcos Elementary 942 917 847 785 772 708 682 622
Twin Oaks Elementary 658 659 665 670 651 663 627 669

High Schools (Public)

Mission Hills High 2,530 2,531 2,522 2,547 2,626 2,717 2,854 2,877
San Marcos High 2,776 3,048 3,243 3,338 3,439 3,556 3,582 3,529

Intermediate/Middle Schools (Public)

San Elijo Middle 1,850 1,981 1,944 1,933 1,838 1,726 1,562 1,496
San Marcos Middle 1,331 1,254 1,235 1,239 1,132 1,075 969 990
Woodland Park Middle 1,305 1,412 1,372 1,377 1,381 1,321 1,225 1,119

Continuation High Schools

Twin Oaks High 172 142 141 166 163 174 133 191

K-12 Schools (Public)

Bayshore Preparatory Charter 112 112 108 95
Pivot Charter School - San Diego II 115 121 127 113

Alternative Schools of Choice

Foothills High 89 69 53 54 118 122 47 188