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Manhattan Beach Unified School District
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  • MANHATTAN BEACH, CA

Monthly Update

1.30.2024

MBUSD Enrollment is Underway! For the 2024-2025 school year, students who turn five on or between September 2, 2024 – June 2, 2025, will be eligible to enroll in a TK program. All children who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2024, are eligible to enroll in Kindergarten. Learn More

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

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325 S PECK AVE
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA 90266
About Manhattan Beach Unified School District...

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Grades
PK, K-12
Total Schools
8
Students
5,927
From Manhattan Beach Unified School District

MBUSD consistently ranks as one of the highest performing unified school districts in California. Our primary goal is to ensure that all students learn at high levels and to maximize academic success for all. MBUSD serves students at eight schools: five elementary schools; one middle school; one high school, and one preschool.

Its schools and programs have received numerous honors and awards including recognition as a National Green Ribbon District, and school recognitions such as California Distinguished Schools, National Blue Ribbon Schools, and California Gold Ribbon Schools. Mira Costa is consistently ranked among the nation’s Best High Schools by U.S. News & World Report. Student test scores for 2022 show that our students are excelling and the results are the highest in the South Bay and among the top in the region.

85% of Mira Costa High School graduates attend a 4-year university after high school, an additional 10% attend a 2-year college.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
92%
Percent Proficient - Math
72%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1330
628 responses
Average ACT
30
526 responses

MCHS Student-Athletes Commit to Collegiate Sports During National Signing Day!

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Mira Costa High School celebrated National Signing Day, and we're thrilled to share that 24 of our remarkable student-athletes have officially signed their early letters of intent to play collegiate sports! It's an inspiring moment as they embark on this exciting journey in sports and academics.

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
5,927
Free or Reduced Lunch
3.1%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$120,458
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.3%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$24,378 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    61%
  • Support Services
    32%
  • Other
    7%

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
$187,217
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$3,366
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$2,000,001
National
$281,900

Manhattan Beach Unified School District Reviews

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