PROFICIENCY 50% 30% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Pajaro Valley Unified
17%La Selva Beach

Aptos Junior High is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Pajaro Valley Unified" in La Selva Beach, CA. There are a total of 721 students and 23 teachers at Aptos Junior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 31 to 1. There are a total of 225 free lunch students and 40 reduced lunch students.

Aptos Junior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.5%, which is 30% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio31:1
Free lunch225
Reduced lunch40


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 Aptos Junior 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 Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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Aptos Junior High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 56.4% 15.9% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.6% 0.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.9% 2.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 38.6% 81.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.3% 0.1% 3.1% 3.1%

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Valencia Elementary50%0.7Aptos, CA
Aptos High62%1.2Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, CA
Rio Del Mar Elementary63%1.3Rio del Mar, CA
Mar Vista Elementary52%2.1Aptos, CA
Delta Charter30%2.4Aptos, CA
New Brighton Middle School49%3.5Capitola, CA
Main Street Elementary54%4.0Soquel, CA
Soquel Elementary32%4.1Soquel, CA
Bradley Elementary37%4.1Corralitos, CA
Soquel High53%4.4Soquel, CA
Mountain Elementary School75%5.0Soquel, CA
Calabasas Elementary14%5.5Freedom, CA

La Selva Beach demographics profile

StatisticLa Selva BeachCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)3,80223291
Median age24.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%52%55%
Speak English4%56%79%
Speak Spanish92%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Selva Beach

IndexLa Selva BeachCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade34.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school30.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college13.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree6.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors3.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters1.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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