Santa Cruz High School

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8/10
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12
Grades
9-12
Students
1,031
Type
Public
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Academics
8/10
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


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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
67%
State avg: 50%
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English
61%
State avg: 48%
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Math
51%
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 students who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
61%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1672
State avg: 1473
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Equity
Environment
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
60%
Hispanic
30%
Two or more races
4%
Asian
2%
Black
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Filipino
1%
Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
21 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
337 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
92%
State avg: 91%
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Neighborhood
415 Walnut Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Last modified: July 12, 2017

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