Mar Vista Senior High School

  • Mar Vista Senior High School serves 1,673 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Mar Vista Senior High School's student population of 1,673 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,673 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mar Vista Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mar Vista Senior High School is 0.41, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#5899 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
11%
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Hispanic
76%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
11%
24%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.410.41
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Graduation Rate
78%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSweetwater Union High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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