PROFICIENCY 45% 18% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Gilroy Unified

Christopher High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Gilroy Unified" in Gilroy, CA. There are a total of 1,889 students and 80 teachers at Christopher High, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 555 free lunch students and 125 reduced lunch students.

Christopher High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 45.0%, which is 18% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch555
Reduced lunch125


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 Christopher 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 School31%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School59%

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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Christopher High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 28.7% 18.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.8% 1.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 6.0% 4.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 60.5% 71.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.4% 2.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Gilroy Prep (a Navigator School)72%2.3Gilroy, CA
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South Valley Middle School35%2.4Gilroy, CA
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Gilroy demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,25723291
Median age33.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English54%56%79%
Speak Spanish39%29%13%

Education level achieved in Gilroy

Completed 8th grade77.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school75.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college59.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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