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  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Prep
    C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    C-
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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North Monterey County Unified School District is a public school district located in Moss Landing, CA. It has 4,613 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 17% of students are at least proficient in math and 28% in reading.
About North Monterey County Unified School District...
Address
8142 Moss Landing Rd
Moss Landing, CA 95039
Telephone
(831) 633-3343
Website

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
28%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
80%
Average SAT
1030
142 responses
Average ACT
22
30 responses

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
4,613
Free or Reduced Lunch
81.1%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$80,641
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.7%

Finances

Total Expenses
$47,937,000
Expenses Per Student
$11,150/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    58%
  • Support Services
    37%
  • Other
    6%

North Monterey County Unified School District Reviews

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Overall, I loved my experiences at North Monterey County Unified School District. I believe I received the help and guidance I needed to get into college, but I have to admit that I also struggled in the beginning. It requires a large amount of self-advocacy to connect with coordinators because of their large caseloads. Through my determination, I was able to connect with many of my teachers and administrators, though that didn't make me ignore the reality that many of my peers were not receiving the same level of opportunities. I believe that the overall experience would have been enhanced if we added more coordinators, or were simply able to meet with them more often. More time to meet would enable coordinators to get to know their students more and discuss their desired pathway. Overall school culture if very united and welcoming. Teachers are loving and truly care about their students. More resources are slowly coming in, but access requires persistence in searching!
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Unfortunately over the past years North County High School has taken a turn for the worst. Since my freshmen year there has been a drastic decline in the teaching staff. Most new teachers that are hired at NCHS either leave or get fired by the end of the new year. As for academics, I do not know if it is the curriculum that teachers are not prepared to or a lack of passion or dedication in the teaching staff. It is sad to t see so much potential in students that can achieve so much more, if given the chance to learn from people that actually want to teach. Being in Honors and AP classes give us (students) false hope, because even those courses are not preparing us for college. NMCHS graduates are getting placed in basic math in UC's and CSU's who where AP Calculus students at NMCHS prior to enrolling into college. We have awesome clubs and sportsmanship, I wish that NMCHS would improve on what matters. That thing that matters is student readiness.
North county is a wonderful school district! It's diverse in its student body, the staff is helpful and accommodating in every way. From registration through graduation, they are top notch. Elkhorn school is awesome. My daughter flourished there. The teachers are the best in the business.