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Lucia Mar Unified School District, California

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Lucia Mar Unified School District
San Luis Obispo County, California
Lucia Mar Unified School District seal.png
District Profile
Superintendent:Jim Hogeboom
Enrollment:10,634 students
Graduation rate:90.8%[1]
Budget: $80.7 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Vicki Meager
Board members:7
Term length:4 years

Lucia Mar Unified School District is a school district in California that served 10,634 students during the 2013-2014 school year.[2] This district is the 153rd-largest by enrollment in the state of California.

About the district

Lucia Mar Unified School District is located in San Luis Obispo County, California.

Lucia Mar Unified School District is located in San Luis Obispo County, California. The county seat is San Luis Obispo. San Luis Obispo County was home to 276,443 residents in 2013, according to the United States Census Bureau.[3]

Demographics

San Luis Obispo County outperformed the rest of California in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 31.5 percent of San Luis Obispo County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 30.5 percent of California as a whole. The median household income for San Luis Obispo County was $59,628 compared to $61,400 for the state of California. The percentage of people below poverty level for San Luis Obispo County was 13.7 percent while it was 15.3 percent for the state of California.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2013[3]
Race San Luis Obispo County (%) California (%)
White 89.2 73.5
Black or African American 2.2 6.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.4 1.7
Asian 3.7 14.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2 0.5
Two or more race 3.3 3.7
Hispanic or Latino 21.7 38.4

Presidential Voting Pattern, San Luis Obispo County[4]
Year Democratic Vote Republican Vote
2012 61,258 59,967
2008 68,176 61,055
2004 58,742 67,995
2000 44,526 56,859

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[5][6]

Superintendent

Jim Hogeboom is the superintendent of the Lucia Mar Unified School District. Prior to taking on the position, he served as assistant superintendent of the Corvallis Unified School District in Oregon. Before joining the education field, Hogeboom worked in sales and management at Boise Cascade Office Products. He later went on to work as a teacher, assistant principal and principal. Hogeboom earned his bachelor's degree in political science from the University of California at Berkeley and his teaching credential and master's degree in education from California State University at San Francisco.[7]

School board

The Lucia Mar Unified School District Board of Education consists of seven members elected to four-year terms by specific geographic trustee areas.[8]

Lucia Mar Unified Board of Education
Member Trustee Area Term Ends
Vicki Meager 2 2016
Chad Robertson 1 2018
Dee Santos 4 2016
Vern Dahl 3 2018
Colleen Martin 2 2018
Mark Millis 2 2018
Don Stewart 4 2016

School board elections

See also: Lucia Mar Unified School District elections (2014)

Members of the Lucia Mar Unified Board of Education are elected by trustee areas to four-year terms on a staggered basis every even-numbered election year. Five seats, four four-year terms and one two-year term, were up for election in 2014, and three seats will be up for election in 2016.

Public participation in board meetings

The Lucia Mar Unified Board of Education does not publish its policies on public testimony during board meetings.

Budget

The table below displays the budget for Lucia Mar Unified School District.[9]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2009-2010 $66,351,149 81.3% $4,097,343 5% $699,689 0.9% $36,087 0% $44,601,189 54.7% $81,568,427
2010-2011 $64,258,966 80.7% $4,067,334 5.1% $7,400,705 9.3% $36,087 0% $4,202,792 5.3% $79,592,859
2011-2012 $64,460,254 81.2% $2,998,314 3.8% $7,659,206 9.6% $36,088 0% $4,609,747 5.8% $79,394,633
2012-2013 $66,506,247 82.4% $3,216,228 4% $6,792,253 8.4% $0.00 0% $4,164,332 5.2% $80,679,059
Averages: $65,394,154 81% $3,594,804.75 4% $5,637,963.25 7% $27,065.5 0% $14,394,515 18% $80,308,744.5

Teacher salaries

Lucia Mar Unified School District employed 495 teachers in the 2011-2012 school year.[10] Teacher salary schedules are categorized by higher education achievement, professional development and years of service. A teacher with a bachelor's degree can earn a higher salary by pursuing graduate courses and gaining raises at credit intervals. The salary schedule also accounts for graduate degrees by providing higher starting salaries and greater potential salaries. The table below shows the salary schedule for teachers in the Lucia Mar Unified School District for the 2014-2015 school year.[11]

Salary structure
Degree level Minimum salary ($) Maximum salary ($)
B.A. 41,695 50,960
B.A. + 15 41,970 54,942
B.A. + 30 42,246 58,888
B.A. + 45 42,797 62,902
B.A. + 60 43,347 79,375
B.A. + 75 43,898 80,980

Schools in Lucia Mar Unified School District

Enrollment

Lucia Mar Unified School District served 10,634 students during the 2013-2014 school year. Enrollment in the district decreased by 0.6 percent from 2009 to 2013.[2]

Total enrollment
Year Enrollment Year-to-year change (%)
2009-2010 10,699 -
2010-2011 10,561 -1.3
2011-2012 10,588 0.3
2012-2013 10,566 -0.2
2013-2014 10,634 0.6

District schools

Lucia Mar Unified School District operates 18 schools, which are listed below in alphabetical order:[12]

Lucia Mar Unified School District
School Name
Arroyo Grande High School
Branch Elementary
Central Coast New Tech High School
Dana Elementary
Fairgrove Elementary
Grover Beach Elementary
Grover Heights Elementary
Harloe Elementary
Judkins Middle School
Lange Elementary
Lopez High School
Mesa Middle School
Nipomo Elementary
Nipomo High School
Ocean View Elementary
Oceano Elementary
Paulding Middle School
Shell Beach Elementary

Academic performance

California STAR program

California's Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program, which includes the California Standards Tests, the California Modified Assessment and the California Alternate Performance Assessment, measures student achievement in grades two through 11 for California's academic content standards. STAR results include English-language arts and mathematics in grades two through 11, science in grades five and eight through 11 and history and social science in grades eight, 10 and 11. In high school, math and science tests reflect the course in which the student is enrolled. There are five STAR performance benchmarks to indicate a student's academic proficiency. "Proficient" or "Advanced" indicates that a student is meeting or exceeding state standards. The table below shows the percentage of students in the district who scored proficient or advanced during the 2012-2013 school year.[1]

STAR Results, % of Proficient/Advanced Students, 2012-2013
Subject District (%) State average (%)
English-Language Arts 59 55
Mathematics 58 50
Science 59 59
History and Social Science 52 49

Contact information

Lucia Mar Unified School District seal.png

Lucia Mar Unified School District
602 Orchard Street
Arroyo Grande CA, 93420
Phone: 805-474-3000

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