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Santa Ynez Valley Union High School
  • Public
  • SANTA YNEZ, CA

Report Card

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

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Santa Ynez Valley Union High School is a highly rated, public school located in SANTA YNEZ, CA. It has 870 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 38% of students are at least proficient in math and 67% in reading.

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2975 E HIGHWAY 246
SANTA YNEZ, CA 93460
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
38%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1210
166 responses
Average ACT
26
37 responses
AP Enrollment
27%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$107,588
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,425
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$854,300
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
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 14 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 31 responses
  • Sports, music, dances, lots of stuff!
    35%
  • Football games
    16%
  • Sports, dances and rallys
    16%
  • Homecoming Assembly
    10%
  • Chalk Festival
    6%
  • Fundraisers
    6%
  • Homecoming
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
870
Free or Reduced Lunch
30%
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$75,206
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.2%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 24 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 24 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 24 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$14,438 / year
National
$12,239
69%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 26 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 26 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 26 responses

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