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62%
  • Santa Cruz High
  • 415 Walnut Ave., Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz City High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,031
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
58%
  • Mission Hill Middle School
  • 425 King St., Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz City High
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 641
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
53%
  • Soquel High
  • 401 Old San Jose Rd., Soquel
  • Santa Cruz City High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,075
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
49%
  • Harbor High
  • 300 La Fonda Ave., Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz City High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,032
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
48%
  • Branciforte Middle School
  • 315 Poplar St., Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz City High
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 488
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
30%
  • Delta Charter
  • 6500 Soquel Dr. Bldg. 1190, Aptos
  • Santa Cruz City High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 128
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
n/a
  • Sequoia Academy
  • 319 La Fonda Ave., Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz City High
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: n/a
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Alternative Family Education
  • 840 N. Branciforte Ave., Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz City High
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 166
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
n/a
  • Costanoa Continuation High
  • 840 N. Branciforte Ave., Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz City High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 104
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
n/a
  • Ark Independent Studies
  • 840 N. Branciforte Ave., Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz City High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 60
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
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Soquel school information

IndexSoquelCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores53%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools48,30879,221
Total private schools23,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Soquel, CA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Soquel public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 40% higher than than the California average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Soquel public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.3% have completed high school, 37.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Soquel

IndexSoquelCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school89.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college76.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.6%1.3%

Listed above are Santa Cruz City High, Soquel schools. To customize your list of Santa Cruz City High schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Santa Cruz City High schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Scotts Valley, CA11,82466%35%
Davenport, CA31065%31%
Rio del Mar, CA9,73163%27%
Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, CA2,28862%25%
Santa Cruz, CA63,31056%15%
Soquel, CA10,91253%8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
DeRidder, LA10,91867%37%
East Liverpool, OH10,91963%29%
Echelon, NJ10,92059%19%
North Lindenhurst, NY10,92042%15%
Sturgis, MI10,92138%23%
Soquel, CA10,91253%8%
Source: The Soquel, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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