C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Fresno Unified School District is a public school district located in Fresno, CA. It has 73,543 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 18% of students are at least proficient in math and 28% in reading.
Address
2309 Tulare St.
Fresno, CA 93721
Telephone
(559) 457-3000

Fresno Unified School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
28%
Percent Proficient - Math
18%
Average Graduation Rate
79%
Average SAT
1030
1,338 responses
Average ACT
22
468 responses
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Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
73,543
Free or Reduced Lunch
84.9%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$77,355
Teachers in First/Second Year

Finances

Total Expenses
$793,385,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,927/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    59%
  • Support Services
    35%
  • Other
    6%

Fresno Unified School District Reviews

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Ever since the summer after middle school graduation I've been trying to adapt myself to Fresno High School in as many ways as possible. Taking freshman prep courses and playing in summer volleyball conditioning really helped myself become acquainted with my new campus and fellow students. So far, I'm just halfway through my first year here-it's been an amazing experience! Participating in multiple clubs, a play, and sports team all while maintaining honor roll has kept me busy, but I've loved every second of it! Well, almost every second- the long lunch lines for mediocre food, aggravating teachers, and tedious assignments I could do without. Yet it's all worth it, for I know that at the end of the day I am proud to be a Fresno High Warrior!
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Fresno Unified School District gives students the opportunity to expand their knowledge and go above their limits. Many teachers are supportive and encourage students to challenge themselves and seek for a higher horizon. However, there are a few problems which many students would like to see improve. We would like better quality of facilities and food. Some bathrooms do not have soap or towels and it is sometimes very dirty. The food needs to be more nutritious. Having quality and healthy food is very important in order to help students succeed.
Fresno Unified School District has great diversity. Being a Latina, diversity is very important to me since it makes me feel comfortable in my learning environment. On the other hand, I had quite a few instances in which the Administration at my school did not want to accommodate to my needs as a FUSD student that was also attending the Center for Advanced Research and Technology(CART). Being a senior in High School I needed to make sure that I was meeting all of the necessary payments on time, for example, my cap and gown, however; the Administration at my school never wanted to help work around my schedule since I was half of the time at Roosevelt High School and half of the time at CART, and I was never allowed to pay at the time that I was at Roosevelt so that it wouldn't interrupt my CART learning experience.