Santa Cruz City High School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 4 public high schools managed by Santa Cruz City High School District serving 3,174 students in Aptos, California.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California state average of 76%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is more than the state average of 23:1.

Santa Cruz City High School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Aptos Delta Charter Charter School
    6500 Soquel Dr. Bldg. 1190
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831)477-5212

    Grades: 9-12 | 129 students
  • Santa Cruz Harbor High School
    300 La Fonda Ave.
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    (831)429-3810

    Grades: 9-12 | 902 students
  • Santa Cruz Santa Cruz High School
    415 Walnut Ave.
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831)429-3960

    Grades: 9-12 | 1027 students
  • Soquel Soquel High School
    401 Old San Jose Rd.
    Soquel, CA 95073
    (831)429-3909

    Grades: 9-12 | 1116 students

Overview

School District NameSanta Cruz City High School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students4,276 students
# of Teachers180 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio24:1
# of Male Students2,126 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students2,150 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.57
# of American Indian Students20 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students160 students
% Asian Students
4%
# of Hispanic Students1,630 students
% Hispanic Students
38%
# of Black Students52 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students2,212 students
% White Students
52%
# of Hawaiian Students14 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students188 students
% of Two or more races Students
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten: -
# of Students in 1st Grade: -
# of Students in 2nd Grade: -
# of Students in 3rd Grade: -
# of Students in 4th Grade: -
# of Students in 5th Grade: -
# of Students in 6th Grade:354
# of Students in 7th Grade:384
# of Students in 8th Grade:364
# of Students in 9th Grade:826
# of Students in 10th Grade:834
# of Students in 11th Grade:775
# of Students in 12th Grade:739
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Santa Cruz City High School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Santa Cruz 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Santa Cruz 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Santa Cruz City High School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Santa Cruz City High School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.57, which is higher than the California average of 0.41. The most diverse school in the district is Mission Hill Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.