Salinas Union High School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 15,631 students in Salinas Union High School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Salinas Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Salinas Union High School District are Carr Lake Community Day, Salinas High School and North Salinas High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Salinas Union High School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Salinas Union 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%)

Overview

School District Name
Salinas Union High School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
07 - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
11 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
15,631 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
689 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Salinas Union High School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 988 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1399 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Salinas Union High  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Salinas Union 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Salinas Union 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Salinas Union High  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.23
0.64
# American Indian Students
21 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
489 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
3%
12%
# Hispanic Students
13,690 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
88%
54%
# Black Students
124 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
1,212 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
8%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
21 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
74 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
-
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,458
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,326
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,799
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,723
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,621
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,605
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
99
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,601 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,834 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$213 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Salinas Union High  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$248 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Salinas Union High  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,601
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Salinas Union High  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,834
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Salinas Union High  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Salinas Union High School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carr Lake Community Day
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10 Sherwood Pl.
Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 796-7700
Grades: 7-12
| 17 students
Rank: #22.
Salinas High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
726 S. Main St.
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 796-7400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,608 students
Rank: #33.
North Salinas High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
55 Kip Dr.
Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 796-7500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,216 students
Rank: #44.
Washington Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
560 Iverson St.
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 796-7100
Grades: 7-8
| 1,280 students
Rank: #55.
Alisal High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
777 Williams Rd.
Salinas, CA 93905
(831) 796-7600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,838 students
Rank: #66.
El Sausal Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1155 E. Alisal St.
Salinas, CA 93905
(831) 796-7200
Grades: 7-8
| 1,102 students
Rank: #77.
La Paz Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 N. Sanborn Rd.
Salinas, CA 93905
(831) 796-7900
Grades: 7-8
| 1,114 students
Rank: #88.
Harden Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1561 Mckinnon St.
Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 796-7300
Grades: 7-8
| 1,279 students
Rank: #99.
Everett Alvarez High School
Math: 12% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1900 Independence Blvd.
Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 796-7800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,645 students
Rank: #1010.
El Puente
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
20 Sherwood Pl.
Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 796-7700
Grades: 7-12
| 339 students
Rank: #1111.
Mount Toro High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
10 Sherwood Pl.
Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 796-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 193 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 07 - 12
  • Students: 15,631 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.23

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