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What are "high needs districts" in California?

San Diego County High-Needs school districts meeting 50% or more student enrollment in free-reduced lunch program district wide include

Borrego Springs Uni􀃒ed 87.2% (6 schools)
Cajon Valley Union School District 87.2% (20 schools)
Escondido Union School District 57.4% (25 schools)
Fallbrook Union High School District 56.7% (3 schools)
Grossmont Union High School District 53.2 (18 schools)
La Mesa-Spring Valley School District 56.3% (22 schools)
Lemon Grove School District 75% (8 schools)
Mountain Empire Uni􀃒ed School District 59% (15 schools)
National Elementary School District 78.2% (11 schools)
Oceanside Uni􀃒ed School District 58.1% (25 schools)

Preuss School 100% (1 school)
San Diego County O􀃕ce of Education 65% (16 schools)
San Diego Uni􀃒ed School District 60% (218 schools)
San Ysidro Elementary School District 81% (6 schools)
South Bay Union Elementary School District 65.8% (12 schools)
Sweetwater Union High School District 51.9% (30 schools)
Vallecitos Elementary School District 76.5% (2 schools)
Valley Center-Pauma Uni􀃒ed 51.8% (8 schools)
Vista Unifed School District 61.3% (34 schools)

 

San Diego County School Districts with at least one school site that meets one of the high-needs criteria*;
Carlsbad USD (16 schools)
Chula Vista Elementary School District (47 schools)
San Diego County O􀃕ce of Education (Community and Juvenile Court Schools)
San Marcos Uni􀃒ed School District (19 schools)
Warner Unified School District (4 schools)