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Santa Maria High School
  • Public
  • SANTA MARIA, CA

Report Card

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

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Santa Maria High School is a public school located in SANTA MARIA, CA. It has 2,897 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 24% of students are at least proficient in math and 44% in reading.

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901 S BRDWAY
SANTA MARIA, CA 93454
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
44%
Percent Proficient - Math
24%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1060
235 responses
Average ACT
21
99 responses
AP Enrollment
16%

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Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade D
Median Household Income
$63,341
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,414
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$344,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 33 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 33 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 99 responses
  • School rallies and club rush
    25%
  • Winter/Spring Fair
    17%
  • My favorite school event is career fair.
    11%
  • My favorite school event is the college fair.
    10%
  • Saints Variety Show
    10%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Night Rallies
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,897
Free or Reduced Lunch
84%
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 42 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 42 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 42 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$92,159
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.5%
56%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 61 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 61 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 61 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$14,580 / year
National
$12,239
76%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 54 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 54 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 54 responses

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