Coast Union High School

2950 Santa Rosa Creek Rd.
Cambria, CA 93428
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Coast Union High School serves 216 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-49% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Coast Union High School's student population of 216 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students216 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Coast Union High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Coast Union High School is 0.58, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#3114 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
11%
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Hispanic
51%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
41%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.580.64
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Graduation Rate≥90%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCoast Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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