PROFICIENCY 25% 36% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Pajaro Valley Unified
63%La Selva Beach
38%California

Watsonville High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Pajaro Valley Unified" in La Selva Beach, CA. There are a total of 1,938 students and 76 teachers at Watsonville High, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 1,416 free lunch students and 180 reduced lunch students.

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

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1938
Teachers76.44
Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch1416
Reduced lunch180

 

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 Watsonville 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
All15%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School15%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All34%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School34%

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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Watsonville High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 3.7% 15.9% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.5% 0.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 2.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 94.5% 81.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.1% 0.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Linscott Charter40%0.2Watsonville, CA
E. A. Hall Middle School14%0.4Watsonville, CA
Mintie White Elementary15%0.5Watsonville, CA
Radcliff Elementary16%0.5Watsonville, CA
Ceiba College Preparatory Academy26%0.7Watsonville, CA
T. S. Macquiddy Elementary16%1.0Watsonville, CA
Pajaro Middle School17%1.0Pajaro, CA
Ann Soldo Elementary9%1.0Watsonville, CA
Cesar E. Chavez Middle School15%1.1Watsonville, CA
H. A. Hyde Elementary17%1.2Watsonville, CA
Starlight Elementary25%1.3Watsonville, CA
Landmark Elementary13%1.3Watsonville, CA

La Selva Beach demographics profile

StatisticLa Selva BeachCaliforniaNational
Population9,73138,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,24423291
Median age53.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%52%55%
Speak English90%56%79%
Speak Spanish5%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Selva Beach

IndexLa Selva BeachCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade97.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school97.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college86.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree65.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors53.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters23.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.0%1.6%1.3%
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