Modesto City High School District

426 Locust St.
Modesto, CA 95351-2699
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Modesto City High School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 15,311 students in Modesto City High School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Modesto City High School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
8 Schools
10,378 Schools
# Students
15,311 Students
5,877,829 Students
# Teachers
650 Teachers
267,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Modesto City High School District, which is ranked #656 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 88% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#637 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Modesto City High  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
23%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Modesto City High  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
48%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Modesto City High  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
87%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Modesto City High  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.58
0.63
# American Indian Students
54 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,009 Students
696,650 Students
% Asian Students
7%
12%
# Hispanic Students
9,350 Students
3,281,593 Students
% Hispanic Students
61%
56%
# Black Students
407 Students
296,698 Students
% Black Students
3%
5%
# White Students
3,275 Students
1,235,110 Students
% White Students
21%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
104 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,112 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
-
469,575
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
408,278
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
421,129
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
426,453
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
432,771
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
440,675
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
440,627
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
434,997
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
455,821
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,820
484,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,985
494,854
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,778
478,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,728
489,879
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

Best Modesto City High School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
James C. Enochs High School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3201 Sylvan Ave.
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 574-1719
Grades: 9-12
| 2,391 students
Rank: #22.
Joseph A. Gregori High School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3701 Pirrone Rd.
Modesto, CA 95356
(209) 574-1738
Grades: 9-12
| 2,288 students
Rank: #33.
Modesto High School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
18 H St.
Modesto, CA 95351
(209) 574-1776
Grades: 9-12
| 2,517 students
Rank: #44.
Peter Johansen High School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
641 Norseman Dr.
Modesto, CA 95357
(209) 574-1760
Grades: 9-12
| 1,922 students
Rank: #55.
Fred C. Beyer High School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1717 Sylvan Ave.
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 574-1647
Grades: 9-12
| 1,633 students
Rank: #66.
Thomas Downey High School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Coffee Rd.
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 574-1685
Grades: 9-12
| 2,165 students
Rank: #77.
Grace M. Davis High School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 W. Rumble Rd.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 574-1668
Grades: 9-12
| 2,120 students
Rank: #88.
Robert Elliott Alternative Education Center
Alternative School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1440 Sunrise Ave.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 574-1701
Grades: 9-12
| 275 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Modesto City High School District?
Modesto City High School District manages 8 public schools serving 15,311 students.
What is the rank of Modesto City High School District?
Modesto City High School District is ranked #656 out of 1,167 school districts in California (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Modesto City High School District?
61% of Modesto City High School District students are Hispanic, 21% of students are White, 7% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Modesto City High School District?
Modesto City High School District has a student/teacher ratio of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: 06-12
  • Enrollment: 15,311 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : 87% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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