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

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Pacific Collegiate Charter School is a top rated, public, charter school located in Santa Cruz, CA. It has 549 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 77% of students are at least proficient in math and 86% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
86%
Percent Proficient - Math
77%
Average Graduation Rate
77%
Average SAT
1330
156 responses
Average ACT
31
67 responses
AP Enrollment
72%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$77,921
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,889
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$854,200
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. 8 responses
Poll
63%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 18 responses
  • Winter Formal
    28%
  • Prom
    22%
  • They're all pretty mediocre
    22%
  • Back to school BBQ
    17%
  • Spirit Week
    6%
  • Student government retreat
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
549
Free or Reduced Lunch
11%
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
27%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.8%
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 18 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 18 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 18 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
72%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 18 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 18 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 18 responses

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