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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
James C. Enochs High School is a highly rated, public school located in Modesto, CA. It has 2,407 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 26 to 1. According to state test scores, 42% of students are at least proficient in math and 76% in reading.
Address
3201 Sylvan Ave.
Modesto, CA 95355
Telephone
(209) 550-3400
Website

James C. Enochs High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
76%
Percent Proficient - Math
42%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1150
208 responses
Average ACT
26
105 responses
AP Enrollment
20%
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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C-
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Cost of Living
    C
  4. Good for Families
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$50,996
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,034
National
$949
Median Home Value
$208,000
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.35 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.35 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 110 responses
Report
  • Spirit weeks
    31%
  • Rallies after school
    17%
  • Prom
    17%
  • Back in Black Dance
    12%
  • Entourage
    8%
  • Club Rush
    6%
  • Football Games
    3%

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,407
Free or Reduced Lunch
43%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.48 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.48 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.48 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
26:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.68 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.68 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.68 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.73 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.73 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.73 responses
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James C. Enochs High School Reviews

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James C. Enochs High school flourishes with representation. I am proud to go to a school that pertains to student interests such as culture, entertainment, academics, and sports all while providing us with an education. Although I am grateful to be attending Enochs, one thing that needs to change is how the school handles their budget. There are many programs that could use the extra cash. It could even be spent on something of value to the students such as a football field so home games can actually be at “home”! All in all, taxpayer money should not be spent on flat screen t.v.s in our cafeteria simply to pose as an enlarged menu projecting what lunch will be served that day.
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I had a great experience at Enochs because it was a very clean and safe campus. Although it lacked diversity, I still felt very comfortable and educated. One thing I think we can improve is the cafeteria food, but besides that I loved the experience!
James Enochs does well in preparing its students and giving them a chance to succeed. Their academics are the best in the entire district, and this is seen through their excellent teaching staff. It should be noted that while some teachers are not the best at their jobs, the ones that are the best are exceptional and set a very high standard for their students to succeed. This school can improve on raising the bar for the other teachers. The most successful students come from the top, but by supporting students in the lower-level classes and grade-levels, this school can see significant growth.