Monterey Peninsula Unified School District, California

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Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
Monterey, California
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District Profile
Superintendent:Leslie Codianne
Enrollment:10,956
Graduation rate:84.0%
Number of schools:19
Budget: $119.7 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Jon Hill
Board members:7
Term length:4
Monterey Peninsula Unified School District is a school district in California that serves the city of Lynwood, California. It is the 142nd largest school district in California, serving 10,956 students in 19 schools with an operating budget of $129.7 million.[1][2]

About the district

See Also: Monterey Peninsula Unified School District, California
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Monterey Peninsula Unified School District is located in Monterey County, California in Monterey, California. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 27,810 residents.[3]

Demographics

Monterey outperforms the rest of California when measured on the basis of median household income, percentage of residents living below the poverty level, percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a Bachelor's degree and percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a high school diploma. The median household income in Monterey was $62,720 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 49.8% of Monterey residents aged 25 years and older attained a Bachelor's degree compared to a 30.2 in California. The United States Census also showed the poverty rate in Monterey was 9.5% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The United States Census also found that 93.2% of Monterey residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 80.8% in California.[4]

Superintendent

Leslie Codianne currently serves as the interim Superintendent for Monterey Peninsula Unified School District. She has served in this role since January 2013.[7]

School board

The Monterey Peninsula Unified Board of Trustees is composed of seven members serving four-year terms.[8]

Monterey Peninsula Board of Education
Member District Term Ends
Jon Hill Trustee Area 3 2015
Bettye Lusk Trustee Area 2 2017
Diane Creasey Trustee Area 1 2015
Debra Gramespacher Trustee Area 2 2015
Thomas W. Jennings Trustee Area 1 2017
Timothy Chaney Trustee Area 3 2017
Alana Myles Trustee Area 2 2017

School board elections

See also: Monterey Peninsula Unified School District elections (2013)

Members of the Monterey Peninsula Board of Trustees are elected to four-year terms. There was no primary election and the general election was held on November 5, 2013.[9] Four seats were up for election in 2013 and three seats will be up for election in 2015.

Budget

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District published its annual budget on the California Ed Data website.[10]

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
2010-2011 $72,256,202 63.6% $5,364,369 4.7% $11,457,183 10.1% $0 0% $24,454,737 21.5% $113,532,491
2011-2012 $80,202,457 67% $6,285,278 5.2% $10,348,705 8.6% $1,640,009 1.4% $21,250,934 17.7% $119,727,383
Averages: $76,229,329.5 65% $5,824,823.5 5% $10,902,944 9% $820,004.5 1% $22,852,835.5 20% $116,629,937

Teacher salaries

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District employed 578 K-12 teachers during the 2011-12 school year. Teacher salaries are categorized based on higher education achievement, professional development and years of service. A teacher with a Bachelor's degree can earn higher salaries by pursuing graduate courses with raises at credit intervals. The salary schedule also accounts for graduate degrees by providing higher starting salaries and greater potential salaries. The following table details the salary schedule negotiated between the district and the Monterey Peninsula Teachers Association for 2011 through 2014:[11]

Salary structure
Degree level Minimum salary ($) Maximum salary ($)
BA 38,104 51,554
BA + 15 38,637 54,289
BA + 30 39,178 57,168
BA + 45 or BA +30 w/MA 39,726 60,200
BA + 60 or BA +45 w/MA 40,282 63,394
BA + 75 or BA +60 w/MA 40,847 74,771
BA + 75 w/MA 41,418 75,817

Schools in Monterey Peninsula Unified School District

Enrollment

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District serves 10,956 students in 19 schools. Monterey Peninsula Unified School District does not publicly archive enrollment data.[1]

District schools

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District operates 18 schools listed below in alphabetical order:[12]

Academic performance

California's Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program, which includes the California Standards Tests (CST), the California Modified Assessment (CMA) and the California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA), measures the achievement of California content standards for grades 2-11. STAR results include English and mathematics in grades 2-11, science in grades 5 and 8-11 and history/social science in grades 8, 10 and 11. In high school, math and science tests reflect the course in which the student is enrolled. There are five STAR benchmarks to indicate a student's proficiency. "Proficient" or "Advanced" indicates that a student is meeting or exceeding state standards, which is the desired achievement goal for all students. The following table compares the percentage of district students who score at a "Proficient" or "Advanced" level with the statewide averages from the 2011-2012 school year.[13]

Contact information

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Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
700 Pacific St.
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone:831-645-1200

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