PROFICIENCY 25% 36% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
34%San Juan Unified
38%Citrus Heights

Mesa Verde High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "San Juan Unified" in Citrus Heights, CA. There are a total of 961 students and 44 teachers at Mesa Verde High, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 500 free lunch students and 113 reduced lunch students.

Mesa Verde High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 24.5%, which is 36% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch500
Reduced lunch113


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 Mesa Verde 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

High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School35-39%

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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Mesa Verde High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 59.7% 57.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 6.2% 8.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.3% 7.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 26.0% 22.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.3% 1.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.1% 1.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.4% 1.8% 3.1% 3.1%

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Arlington Heights Elementary25%1.5Citrus Heights, CA
San Juan High20%1.6Citrus Heights, CA
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Skycrest Elementary21%2.4Citrus Heights, CA
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Citrus Heights demographics profile

StatisticCitrus HeightsCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,94323291
Median age46.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%52%55%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish5%29%13%

Education level achieved in Citrus Heights

IndexCitrus HeightsCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college79.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree53.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%
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