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Acalanes High School
  • Public
  • LAFAYETTE, CA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Administration
    grade A minus
  7. Sports
    grade B+
  8. Food
    grade B
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Acalanes High School is a top rated, public school located in LAFAYETTE, CA. It has 1,274 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 72% of students are at least proficient in math and 83% in reading.

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Acalanes High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
83%
Percent Proficient - Math
72%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1350
318 responses
Average ACT
30
147 responses
AP Enrollment
38%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$219,250
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,856
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$1,914,700
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
76%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 21 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 58 responses
  • Sports, junior prom and senior ball
    22%
  • Instrumental music concerts
    16%
  • Homecoming Hall Decorating
    12%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • School plays
    9%
  • School dances
    7%
  • Spirit Week
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,274
Free or Reduced Lunch
6%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 24 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 24 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 24 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$87,800
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.6%
55%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 33 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 33 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 33 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$15,337 / year
National
$12,239
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 31 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 31 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 31 responses

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