PROFICIENCY 46% 19% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%West Contra Costa Unified
26%Hercules
38%California

Hercules High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "West Contra Costa Unified" in Hercules, CA. There are a total of 935 students and 38 teachers at Hercules High, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 298 free lunch students and 88 reduced lunch students.

Hercules High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 45.5%, which is 19% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students935
Teachers38.44
Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch298
Reduced lunch88

 

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 Hercules 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
All29%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School25-29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All62%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School60-64%

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.

Hercules High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 8.3% 7.7% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 26.0% 18.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 46.3% 13.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 17.5% 58.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.0% 1.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Hercules demographics profile

StatisticHerculesCaliforniaNational
Population4,95039,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)7,44725691
Median age37.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English58%56%79%
Speak Spanish25%29%13%

Education level achieved in Hercules

IndexHerculesCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade83.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school83.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college58.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Hercules High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.