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

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Hercules High School is an above average, public school located in Hercules, CA. It has 867 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 38% of students are at least proficient in math and 60% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
60%
Percent Proficient - Math
38%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1140
220 responses
Average ACT
27
40 responses
AP Enrollment
45%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$117,018
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,201
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$561,600
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
55%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 33 responses
Poll
42%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 33 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 74 responses
  • Rally
    39%
  • Prom
    20%
  • Home comming
    18%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • Orchestra concerts
    5%
  • Homecoming
    4%
  • Pep rallies
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
867
Free or Reduced Lunch
43%
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 39 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 39 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 39 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$75,561
Teachers in First/Second Year
38.1%
49%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 41 responses
37%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 41 responses
37%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 41 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$15,065 / year
National
$12,239
63%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 48 responses
21%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 48 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 48 responses

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