PROFICIENCY 52% 37% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
39%Santa Barbara Unified
48%Santa Barbara
38%California

San Marcos Senior High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Santa Barbara Unified" in Santa Barbara, CA. There are a total of 2,086 students and 89 teachers at San Marcos Senior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 763 free lunch students and 147 reduced lunch students.

San Marcos Senior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 52.0%, which is 37% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2086
Teachers88.63
Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch763
Reduced lunch147

 

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 San Marcos Senior 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
All38%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School38%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All66%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School66%

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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San Marcos Senior High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian n/a n/a 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a n/a 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a n/a 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a n/a 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a n/a 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a n/a 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a n/a 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
El Camino Elementary37%0.6Santa Barbara, CA
Hollister Elementary42%0.6Santa Barbara, CA
Vieja Valley Elementary57%1.0Santa Barbara, CA
Foothill Elementary69%1.1Santa Barbara, CA
Hope Elementary65%1.9Santa Barbara, CA
Open Alternative22%1.9Santa Barbara, CA
La Colina Junior High61%1.9Santa Barbara, CA
Mountain View Elementary70%2.0Santa Barbara, CA
Kellogg Elementary60%2.1Goleta, CA
Monte Vista Elementary59%2.5Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara Charter50%2.8Goleta, CA
Goleta Valley Junior High48%2.8Goleta, CA

Santa Barbara demographics profile

StatisticSanta BarbaraCaliforniaNational
Population30,67138,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,90723291
Median age37.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English64%56%79%
Speak Spanish27%29%13%

Education level achieved in Santa Barbara

IndexSanta BarbaraCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college71.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters19.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.7%1.6%1.3%
Source: The San Marcos Senior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.