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El Capitan High School
  • Public
  • MERCED, CA

Report Card

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

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El Capitan High School is an above average, public school located in MERCED, CA. It has 1,846 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 23% of students are at least proficient in math and 51% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
51%
Percent Proficient - Math
23%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1060
263 responses
Average ACT
20
102 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 C minus
Median Household Income
$59,233
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,197
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$322,600
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
69%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 64 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 64 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 203 responses
  • Food Fairs
    23%
  • Sports
    19%
  • Spirit Week
    14%
  • Pep rallies
    12%
  • Dances
    9%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • LINK Leadership events
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,846
Free or Reduced Lunch
71%
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 64 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 64 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 64 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$84,365
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.7%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 66 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 66 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 66 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
81%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 64 responses
48%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 64 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 64 responses

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