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San Marcos Unified School District
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  • SAN MARCOS, CA

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

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San Marcos Unified School District is a highly rated, public school district located in SAN MARCOS, CA. It has 19,767 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1. According to state test scores, 52% of students are at least proficient in math and 67% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
52%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1190
1,160 responses
Average ACT
27
454 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
19,767
Free or Reduced Lunch
36.6%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
25:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$133,683
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.4%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$0 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    67%
  • Support Services
    30%
  • Other
    3%

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$86,408
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,802
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$584,600
National
$229,800

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