PROFICIENCY 55% 43% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
57%San Luis Coastal Unified
47%Morro Bay

Morro Bay High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "San Luis Coastal Unified" in Morro Bay, CA. There are a total of 867 students and 41 teachers at Morro Bay High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 264 free lunch students and 105 reduced lunch students.

Morro Bay High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.5%, which is 43% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch264
Reduced lunch105


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 Morro Bay 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 School40-44%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School65-69%

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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Morro Bay High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 61.2% 56.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.5% 1.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 6.7% 5.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 26.3% 30.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.5% 4.9% 3.1% 3.1%

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Morro Bay demographics profile

StatisticMorro BayCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,98423291
Median age50.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%52%55%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish10%29%13%

Education level achieved in Morro Bay

IndexMorro BayCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade88.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school88.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college72.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.6%1.3%
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