PROFICIENCY 72% 89% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
66%Scotts Valley Unified
66%Scotts Valley

Scotts Valley High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Scotts Valley Unified" in Scotts Valley, CA. There are a total of 784 students and 36 teachers at Scotts Valley High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 57 free lunch students and 21 reduced lunch students.

Scotts Valley High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 72.0%, which is 89% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch57
Reduced lunch21


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 Scotts Valley 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 School60-64%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School80-84%

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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Scotts Valley High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 74.5% 74.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 0.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.7% 2.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 15.6% 13.7% 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 7.9% 9.2% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Vine Hill Elementary65%0.5Scotts Valley, CA
Scotts Valley Middle School62%2.1Scotts Valley, CA
Happy Valley Elementary67%3.5Santa Cruz, CA
Brook Knoll Elementary66%4.1Santa Cruz, CA
San Lorenzo Valley Middle School51%4.1Ben Lomond, CA
San Lorenzo Valley Elementary55%4.1Ben Lomond, CA
San Lorenzo Valley High52%4.2Ben Lomond, CA
Slvusd Charter47%4.2Ben Lomond, CA
Mountain Elementary School75%4.5Soquel, CA
Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary47%5.0Live Oak, CA
De Laveaga Elementary49%5.7Santa Cruz, CA
Harbor High49%6.0Santa Cruz, CA

Scotts Valley demographics profile

StatisticScotts ValleyCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,56023291
Median age38.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%52%55%
Speak English86%56%79%
Speak Spanish5%29%13%

Education level achieved in Scotts Valley

IndexScotts ValleyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade95.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college84.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree63.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors52.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Scotts Valley High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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