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El Capitan High School
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  • Public
  • MERCED, CA

Report Card

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

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El Capitan High School is an above average, public school located in MERCED, CA. It has 1,786 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 25% of students are at least proficient in math and 60% in reading.

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100 W FARMLAND
MERCED, CA 95348

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
60%
Percent Proficient - Math
25%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1050
279 responses
Average ACT
20
117 responses
AP Enrollment
19%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$52,305
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,127
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$268,600
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
69%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 59 responses
Poll
68%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 59 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 190 responses
  • Food Fairs
    23%
  • Sports
    20%
  • Spirit Week
    14%
  • Pep rallies
    12%
  • Dances
    10%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Band/Choir Concerts
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,786
Free or Reduced Lunch
70%
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 59 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 59 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 59 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$84,365
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.7%
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 61 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 61 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 61 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$15,589 / year
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 59 responses
49%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 59 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 59 responses

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