San Marcos Unified School District is a highly rated, public school district located in San Marcos, CA. It has 20,970 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1. According to state test scores, 49% of students are at least proficient in math and 65% in reading.
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San Marcos Unified School District Reviews
Students are capable of succeeding in school if they make an effort to find the resources that they need. However, in my experience, the resources available (such as peer tutoring) are not well-established enough to be easily accessible to students in need. So although there do exist enough resources to help any struggling student, the difficulty of finding them is a deterrent to many students. Also, the difference between honors and AP classes versus college prep courses is astronomical and the culture varies greatly between classes, with AP/honors classes being much more organized and college prep classes feeling lethargic and unmotivating.
My experience from the San Macros school District since Elementary School is that we do have excellent teachers that help students with their learning disabilities and want to help them improve. From other school districts that I have gone to, the San Marcos school district payed more attention to my learning disabilities than the other previous districts. One thing that I believe the San Marcos District could improve on their food selection and making sure that students are having foods with less preservatives.
This district is full of many opportunities for its students. From scholarships to college visits, students of each grade level can start thinking about which colleges interest them at a young age. However, a change I would like to see is the availability of scholarships for students that are below the age of juniors because there is only one scholarship available for sophomores that I know of at San Marcos High School and I believe that students need as many scholarships as they can get. I also believe that the NHS should be advertised more often because it is important for college applications and the timing of when a student begins to contribute to the community through their community service is significant for their qualification.