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San Marino High School
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  • Public
  • SAN MARINO, CA

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Report Card

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+
  6. Administration
    grade B minus
  7. Sports
    grade B
  8. Food
    grade B minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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From San Marino High School

San Marino is a small suburban residential community northeast of Los Angeles. The internationally renowned Huntington Library is located in the city, and Caltech is nearby. SMHS is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges through the Focus on Learning process. San Marino High School employs 50 teachers, 5 counselors, 8 support personnel during an academic year of 180 school days separated into two 20-week semesters. Technology is abundant for use by students, teachers, and the community with strong WiFi, Apple TV in each classroom, and individual devices for all students and staff. San Marino High School developed and offers the Golden Bell award-winning Honors Humanities course through the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens as well as the CalTech STEM Research course. San Marino High School also maintains a BRAVO Award-Winning Performing Arts Program, award-winning speech and debate, and robotics teams as well as multiple CIF champion sports teams.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
83%
Percent Proficient - Math
85%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1370
420 responses
Average ACT
31
173 responses
AP Enrollment
35%

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San Marino High School provides the fundamentals of literacy, communication, and mathematical applications for students to succeed in their later studies and working lives. Our school will partner with parents and the community to maximize the resources necessary to offer students a quality education in a supportive and positive climate. Visit and learn more about the advantages of being a Titan!

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$164,423
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$3,501
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$2,000,001
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
96%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 25 responses
Poll
84%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 25 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 70 responses
  • Homecoming
    21%
  • Prom
    17%
  • Gradnight
    16%
  • Football games
    14%
  • Basketball Games
    10%
  • Winter formal
    7%
  • Java House (open-mic night)
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
949
Free or Reduced Lunch
8%
97%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 31 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 31 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 31 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$90,822
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.5%
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 45 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 45 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 45 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$14,922 / year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 46 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 46 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 46 responses

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