Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is a top rated, public school district located in Santa Monica, CA. It has 11,005 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 61% of students are at least proficient in math and 74% in reading.
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Rankings
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Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Reviews
Pretty good school. Many of the teachers really care about you and want to see you succeed, but of course there will always be those other teachers that are just there to get a check. The school spirit is kind of low but that makes it funny. There's lots of clubs so there will always be something for everyone!
SAMOHI offers about 27 AP classes, tutoring, and variety of clubs. Choosing classes is an easy process. The school is enormous, so it's well staffed. However, not every teacher is well qualified for the job, as there are few young teachers who only have teaching certification, instead of degrees. The classrooms are pretty spacious and have sufficient desks. The new Innovation building is clean and has great lab rooms. Currently, there is a construction on campus to renovate the Science building. The lockers are pretty small but can fit textbooks and binders. The campus has a littering problem. The nice thing about SAMOHI is students from grade level 10 and above get to have 35-minute lunch out of school. The athletics are not that good, except water polo and girls' volleyball. Overall it's a good school.
The SMMUSD school district is very good. The schools are accommodating to the students needs, and the improvement on old school buildings is something essential and I am glad it is being done. As a student at Santa Monica high school, however, I can say that it isn’t the best public school in the area. The bathrooms are not kept clean and some if the teachers are unhelpful and do not provide any support to their students what-so-ever.