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B-
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    D+
North Monterey County Center for Independent Study is a public, alternative school located in Salinas, CA. It has 187 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 34 to 1. According to state test scores, 10% of students are at least proficient in math and 37% in reading.
Address
17500 Pesante Rd.
Salinas, CA 93907
Telephone
(831) 633-7050
Website

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
37%
Percent Proficient - Math
10%
Average Graduation Rate
57%
Average SAT
Average ACT
AP Enrollment
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Living in the Area
C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    C
  3. Housing
    D+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$75,727
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,384
National
$949
Median Home Value
$398,200
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
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Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
187
Free or Reduced Lunch
52%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
34:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$76,402
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C-
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Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,324/ year
National
$12,239
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1 review
Great school, great courses, but the teachers are very lax. It would be very difficult to fail. The program is very flexible so it can be used for students with chronic health problems or students involved in sports, etc.
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