Ernest Righetti High School

6/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
44
Grades
9-12
Students
2,080
Type
Public
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Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Science
39%
State avg: 50%
English
52%
State avg: 48%
Math
22%
State avg: 37%
6/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Worth a deeper look:

This school is about the same as the state average in key measures of college and career readiness, but depending on the state, average can mean only a minority of students are ready for college and career.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores 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
96%
State avg: 82%
Percent of students who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
36%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1468
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
59%
White
30%
Black
2%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
2%
Filipino
2%
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
24 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
1054 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
2%
State avg: 9%
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Neighborhood
941 East Foster Road
Santa Maria, CA 93455
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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