Aptos High School

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Reviews
52
Grades
9-12
Students
1,417
Type
Public
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, have above average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above 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.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
67%
State avg: 50%
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English
79%
State avg: 48%
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Math
40%
State avg: 37%
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10/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

This school is far 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
97%
State avg: 82%
Percent of graduates who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
82%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1582
State avg: 1473
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Equity
4/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
58%
Hispanic
36%
Asian
3%
Filipino
2%
Black
1%
Two or more races
<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
24 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
456 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
81%
State avg: 91%
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Neighborhood
100 Mariner Way
Aptos, CA 95003
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Last modified: August 16, 2017
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