PROFICIENCY 34% 11% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Pajaro Valley Unified
22%Watsonville
38%California

Pajaro Valley High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Pajaro Valley Unified" in Watsonville, CA. There are a total of 1,453 students and 47 teachers at Pajaro Valley High, for a student to teacher ratio of 31 to 1. There are a total of 1,087 free lunch students and 159 reduced lunch students.

Pajaro Valley High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.0%, which is 11% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1453
Teachers47.02
Student/Teacher ratio31:1
Free lunch1087
Reduced lunch159

 

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 Pajaro 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

GradeProficiency
All9%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School9%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All59%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School59%

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.

Pajaro Valley High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 2.5% 15.9% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 0.3% 0.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.5% 2.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 95.8% 81.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Watsonville demographics profile

StatisticWatsonvilleCaliforniaNational
Population52,91539,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)7,91225691
Median age29.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English24%56%79%
Speak Spanish72%29%13%

Education level achieved in Watsonville

IndexWatsonvilleCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade59.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school55.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college35.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Pajaro Valley High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.