PROFICIENCY 62% 63% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
46%Northern Humboldt Union High
49%Arcata
38%California

Arcata High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Northern Humboldt Union High" in Arcata, CA. There are a total of 830 students and 40 teachers at Arcata High, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 199 free lunch students and 31 reduced lunch students.

Arcata High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 62.0%, which is 63% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students830
Teachers40.23
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch199
Reduced lunch31

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Arcata High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All45-49%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School45-49%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All75-79%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School75-79%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Arcata High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 46.1% 55.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.8% 1.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.6% 1.4% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.4% 8.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.3% 5.8% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 40.3% 27.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Arcata demographics profile

StatisticArcataCaliforniaNational
Population17,77538,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,95525691
Median age24.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)26%52%55%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish10%29%13%

Education level achieved in Arcata

IndexArcataCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college79.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors49.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters20.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.8%1.6%1.3%
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