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

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Santa Monica High School is a top rated, public school located in SANTA MONICA, CA. It has 2,806 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 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
1280
552 responses
Average ACT
29
307 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 minus
Median Household Income
$63,211
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$3,386
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$2,000,001
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 96 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 96 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 309 responses
  • Pep- rallies.
    25%
  • Performance/Music Events
    12%
  • 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
2,806
Free or Reduced Lunch
27%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 105 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 105 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 105 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$105,691
Teachers in First/Second Year
42.7%
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 137 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 137 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 137 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
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
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 136 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 136 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 136 responses

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