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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 B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is a top rated, public school district located in Santa Monica, CA. It has 10,625 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 61% of students are at least proficient in math and 74% in reading.

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Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
74%
Percent Proficient - Math
61%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1260
790 responses
Average ACT
29
449 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
10,625
Free or Reduced Lunch
24.5%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$105,691
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.9%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$21,573 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    59%
  • Support Services
    38%
  • Other
    2%

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 minus
Median Household Income
$67,154
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,697
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$864,827
National
$217,500

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