Alisal High School

  • Alisal High School serves 2,585 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Alisal High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Alisal High School operates within the Salinas Union High School District.
  • Salinas Union High School District's 85% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Alisal High School's student population of 2585 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,585 students
Gender %Alisal High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers97 teachers
Students by GradeAlisal High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Alisal High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alisal High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
Hispanic
98%
54%
White
2%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsAlisal High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.040.41
Graduation Rate
95%
83%
Alisal High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Alisal High School is Salinas Union High School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Salinas Union High School District's student population of 14,691 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 66% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,527 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,147 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    School District NameSalinas Union High School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    11
    4
    Number of Students Managed14,6911,585
    Salinas Union High School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    21%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    38%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    85%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$132 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$127 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,527$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,147$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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