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Mission Hills High School
  • Public
  • San Marcos, CA

Report Card

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

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Mission Hills High School is a highly rated, public school located in San Marcos, CA. It has 2,547 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 28 to 1. According to state test scores, 36% of students are at least proficient in math and 64% in reading.

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Mission Hills High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
64%
Percent Proficient - Math
36%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1150
438 responses
Average ACT
25
163 responses
AP Enrollment
43%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$78,797
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,704
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$538,200
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 58 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 58 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 162 responses
  • Football games
    23%
  • School Spirit Week
    17%
  • Dance Shows
    13%
  • Basketball games
    12%
  • Grizzly games
    12%
  • Grizzly Idol
    6%
  • Pep Rallies!!!
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,547
Free or Reduced Lunch
45%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 66 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 66 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 66 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
28:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$133,683
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.1%
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 80 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 80 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 80 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$12,924 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 87 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 87 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 87 responses

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