Atwater High School

2201 Fruitland Ave.
Atwater, CA 95301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Atwater High School serves 1,826 students in grades 9-12.
Atwater High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Atwater High School's student population of 1,826 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,826 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

Atwater High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Atwater High School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6374 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
75%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
18%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.410.64
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Graduation Rate
92%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerced Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Atwater High School is Valley Atwater Community (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Atwater Senior Academy (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Atwater Atwater Senior Academy Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 8 students
    0.6 miles
    1800 Juniper Ave.
    Atwater, CA 95301
    (209) 357-6515
    0.6 6-8 8
  • Atwater Aileen Colburn Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 425 students
    0.8 miles
    2201 Heller St.
    Atwater, CA 95301
    (209) 357-6136
    0.8 K-6 425
  • Atwater Mitchell Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 577 students
    0.8 miles
    1761 Grove Ave.
    Atwater, CA 95301
    (209) 357-6112
    0.8 K-6 577
  • Atwater Mitchell Intermediate Math: 32% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 925 students
    0.9 miles
    1753 Fifth St.
    Atwater, CA 95301
    (209) 357-6124
    0.9 7-8 925
  • Winton Winton Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 651 students
    1.1 miles
    6300 N. Cypress Ave.
    Winton, CA 95388
    (209) 357-6189
    1.1 6-8 651

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