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Ernest Righetti High School
  • Public
  • SANTA MARIA, CA

Report Card

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

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Ernest Righetti High School is an above average, public school located in SANTA MARIA, CA. It has 2,520 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 62% in reading.

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Ernest Righetti High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
62%
Percent Proficient - Math
23%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1150
219 responses
Average ACT
23
59 responses
AP Enrollment
21%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$108,225
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,028
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$549,600
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 48 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 48 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 180 responses
  • Rally, & the drumline play at every football event
    17%
  • Club day
    14%
  • Homecoming Football game
    13%
  • Homecoming
    12%
  • Prom
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Basketball games
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,520
Free or Reduced Lunch
61%
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 60 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 60 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 60 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$92,159
Teachers in First/Second Year
7%
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 73 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 73 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 73 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$14,580 / year
National
$12,239
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 78 responses
49%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 78 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 78 responses

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