This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More
Academics
3/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most 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 explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
36%
State avg: 50%
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English
41%
State avg: 48%
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Math
18%
State avg: 37%
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7/10
College readiness
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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
96%
State avg: 82%
Percent of graduates who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
55%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1322
State avg: 1473
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Equity
3/10
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
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Hispanic
96%
White
3%
Filipino
1%
Black
<1%
Asian
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Pacific Islander
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
23 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
489 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
87%
State avg: 91%
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Neighborhood
250 East Beach Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
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Last modified: July 12, 2017
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