4025 Foothill Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
La Colina Junior High School serves 888 students in grades 7-8.
La Colina Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 888 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

La Colina Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

La Colina Junior High School's student population of 888 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
888 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

La Colina Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of La Colina Junior High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1563 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
38%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
50%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is La Colina Junior High School's ranking?

La Colina Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend La Colina Junior High School?

888 students attend La Colina Junior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

50% of La Colina Junior High School students are White, 38% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of La Colina Junior High School?

La Colina Junior High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does La Colina Junior High School offer ?

La Colina Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 888 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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