The enrollment of SUSD during the 2010-11 school year was approximately 960 students. 4% of SUSD's students are English Learners and 13% receive free and/or reduced lunch.
The demographic breakdown of the District's students is as follows: 60% White, 29% Hispanic, 4% Asian, 4% Filipino, and 3% other. 7% of the District's students are enrolled in the Special Education program.
SUSD graduates matriculate into nearby Salinas High School (SHS). Many Spreckels alumni have been recognized the past years as valedictorians at their high schools, including SHS, Palma High School, Notre Dame High School, and the Monterey Academy of Oceanographic Sciences at Monterey High School.