Santa Fe High School

Santa Fe High School serves 2,650 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Santa Fe High School operates within the Whittier Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 2650 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,650 students
Santa Fe High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Santa Fe High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Santa Fe High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1 22:1
Santa Fe High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Santa Fe High School American Indian Students (1988-2001)
Asian
2%
11%
Santa Fe High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
90%
52%
Santa Fe High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
1%
7%
Santa Fe High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
6%
26%
Santa Fe High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Santa Fe High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.19 0.42
Santa Fe High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
46%
48%
Santa Fe High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
22%
8%
Santa Fe High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,947 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,272 is higher than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,847 is higher than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Whittier Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 13,947 1,667
Whittier Union High School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a% n/a
Whittier Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $181 MM $19 MM
Whittier Union High School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $176 MM $18 MM
Whittier Union High School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,272 $11,099
Whittier Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,847 $10,975
Whittier Union High School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Columbus Continuation High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lake Center Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lakeview Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa Fe SpringsLakeview Elementary School
    11500 East Joslin St
    Santa Fe SpringsCA 90670
    (562)868-8655
    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 589 students                      
  • Santa Fe SpringsLake Center Middle School
    10503 South Pioneer Blvd
    Santa Fe SpringsCA 90670
    (562)868-4977
    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 955 students                      
  • NorwalkCresson Elementary School
    11650 East Cresson St
    NorwalkCA 90650
    (562)868-6620
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 325 students                      
  • NorwalkLakeside Middle School
    11000 East Kenney St
    NorwalkCA 90650
    (562)868-9442
    1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 686 students                      
  • Santa Fe SpringsJersey Avenue Elementary School
    9400 Jersey Ave
    Santa Fe SpringsCA 90670
    (562)948-3772
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 479 students                      

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