Aptos High School

100 Mariner Way
Aptos, CA 95003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%
Serving 1,419 students in grades 9-12, Aptos High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,419 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : 92% (Top 30% in CA)
  • : 39%
  • : 67%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Aptos High School's student population of 1,419 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,419 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Aptos High School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
39%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Aptos High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
67%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Aptos High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
46%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Aptos High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Aptos High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
48%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.56
This chart display the diversity score of Aptos High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
92%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Aptos High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Aptos High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Aptos High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Aptos High School often compared to?
Aptos High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pajaro Valley High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Aptos High School?
The graduation rate of Aptos High School is 92%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Aptos High School?
1,419 students attend Aptos High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Aptos High School students are White, 46% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Aptos High School?
Aptos High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Aptos High School offer ?
Aptos High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Aptos High School part of?
Aptos High School is part of Pajaro Valley Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,419 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : 92% (Top 30%)
  • : 39%
  • : 67%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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