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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
Hughson High School is an above average, public school located in Hughson, CA. It has 712 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 67% in reading.
Address
7419 E. Whitmore Ave.
Hughson, CA 95326
Telephone
(209) 883-0469
Website

Hughson High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1110
62 responses
Average ACT
26
18 responses
AP Enrollment
16%

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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    C
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$57,443
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,538
National
$949
Median Home Value
$271,200
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.7 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 18 responses
Report
  • Friday night football
    39%
  • Academic Decathlon Competitions
    11%
  • Band and drama performances
    11%
  • Cross country meets
    11%
  • Renaissance barbecues
    11%
  • Track meets
    11%
  • Relay for Life
    6%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
712
Free or Reduced Lunch
40%
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.8 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.8 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$81,574
Teachers in First/Second Year
18.9%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.18 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.18 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.18 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,952/ year
National
$12,239
74%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.19 responses
37%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.19 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.19 responses
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Hughson High School Reviews

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This high school was the smallest school I have ever seen, but I loved it that way! It made getting to know everyone easier! The sense of community was very big there! The teachers were not only passionate about what they taught but they were also really good at making the lessons interesting. I loved the variety of people and activities offered there. The experiences I had at Hughson High School are ones that I wouldn't trade for the world.
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Attending Hughson High has been a great experience for me. I have not only received an great education, but also enjoyed playing sports and being apart of the music program. I have been able to take various AP classes to prepare me for college. The teachers are very caring and have given me what I need to advance my future. I do wish there were electives to choose from that revolve around engineeeing, however Hughson is a small town therefore I understand why these programs are not offered.
My high school experience was ok. The administration was not very supportive as far as school spirit and letting us kids be kids! Everything has too many rules!