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Santa Monica High School
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  • Public
  • SANTA MONICA, CA

Report Card

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

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Santa Monica High School is a top rated, public school located in SANTA MONICA, CA. It has 2,863 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 56% of students are at least proficient in math and 81% in reading.

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Santa Monica High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
81%
Percent Proficient - Math
56%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1260
696 responses
Average ACT
29
404 responses
AP Enrollment
25%

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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
$96,580
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,856
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$1,260,192
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 93 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 93 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 299 responses
  • Pep- rallies.
    25%
  • Performance/Music Events
    13%
  • Basketball games.
    10%
  • Football games
    10%
  • The day the Yearbook comes out.
    9%
  • The dance showcase
    9%
  • Cafe Samo.
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,863
Free or Reduced Lunch
24%
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 102 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 102 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 102 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$105,691
Teachers in First/Second Year
42.7%
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 134 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 134 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 134 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
$21,573 / year
National
$12,239
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 133 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 133 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 133 responses

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