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

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Watsonville High School is a public school located in Watsonville, CA. It has 2,170 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 27 to 1. According to state test scores, 17% of students are at least proficient in math and 46% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
46%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1040
173 responses
Average ACT
21
70 responses
AP Enrollment
6%

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Living in the Area

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$55,470
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,409
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$464,200
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
65%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 37 responses
Poll
65%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 37 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 98 responses
  • Football games
    19%
  • Homecoming
    16%
  • Food sales
    14%
  • Plays
    13%
  • Soccer games
    12%
  • Basket ball games and Cross country events
    9%
  • Dances during lunch, special events
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,170
Free or Reduced Lunch
88%
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 43 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 43 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 43 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
27:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$85,659
Teachers in First/Second Year
22.3%
46%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 56 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 56 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 56 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$14,416 / year
National
$12,239
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 61 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 61 responses
31%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 61 responses

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