Soquel High School

401 Old San Jose Rd

Soquel, CA 95073-2213

Tel: (831)429-3909
Grades 9-12
1,062 students
Soquel High School serves 1,062 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is equal to the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
Soquel High School operates within the Santa Cruz City High School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 1062 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,062 students
Soquel High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Soquel High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Soquel High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Soquel High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more 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 25:1 25:1
Soquel High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
11%
Soquel High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
35%
53%
Soquel High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
1%
6%
Soquel High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
57%
25%
Soquel High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Soquel High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Soquel 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.
0.56 0.42
Soquel High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
19%
49%
Soquel High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
6%
9%
Soquel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,666 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Santa Cruz City High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
4
Number of Students Managed 4,666 1,757
Santa Cruz City High School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 100% 83%
Santa Cruz City High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue n/a $17 MM
District Spending n/a $18 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $10,238
District Spending / Student n/a $10,739
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Santa Cruz County Rop High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Brighton Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Main Street Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SoquelMain Street Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 477 students3400 North Main St
    SoquelCA 95073
    (831)464-5650
    0.1KG-5477
  • SoquelSoquel Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 453 students2700 Porter St
    SoquelCA 95073
    (831)464-5655
    0.5KG-5453
  • Santa CruzSanta Cruz County Rop High School
    Vocational School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 10-12400 Encinal St
    Santa CruzCA 95060
    (831)466-5762
    0.810-12n/a
  • CapitolaNew Brighton Middle School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 694 students250 Washburn Ave
    CapitolaCA 95010
    (831)464-5660
    1.26-8694
  • Santa CruzSanta Cruz Gardens Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 336 students8005 Winkle Ave
    Santa CruzCA 95065
    (831)464-5670
    1.3KG-5336

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