Harbor High School

7/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
13
Grades
9-12
Students
1,032
Type
Public
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Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Science
54%
State avg: 50%
English
57%
State avg: 48%
Math
34%
State avg: 37%
7/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
87%
State avg: 82%
Percent of students who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
55%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1513
State avg: 1473
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
52%
White
39%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
2%
Black
2%
Filipino
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Pacific Islander
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
18 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
338 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
11%
State avg: 9%
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13 Reviews
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Neighborhood
300 La Fonda Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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