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

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El Cerrito High School is a highly rated, public school located in El Cerrito, CA. It has 1,506 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 31% of students are at least proficient in math and 48% in reading.

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El Cerrito High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
48%
Percent Proficient - Math
31%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1210
265 responses
Average ACT
28
68 responses
AP Enrollment
36%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$108,298
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,956
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$804,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 42 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 42 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 124 responses
  • Prom
    19%
  • Senior events
    18%
  • The school rallies
    15%
  • Homecoming game and parade
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Winter/Spring Carnivals
    10%
  • Spirit day
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,506
Free or Reduced Lunch
42%
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 45 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 45 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 45 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$75,561
Teachers in First/Second Year
30.1%
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 53 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 53 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 53 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$15,065 / year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 54 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 54 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 54 responses

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