Mira Costa High School

  • Mira Costa High School serves 2,517 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Mira Costa High School operates within the Manhattan Beach Unified School District.
  • Manhattan Beach Unified School District's 100% graduation rate is higher than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2517 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,517 students
Mira Costa High School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender %Mira Costa High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
Mira Costa High School Total Teachers (1994-2015)
Students by GradeMira Costa High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Mira Costa High School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2015)
Asian
11%
11%
Mira Costa High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
15%
54%
Mira Costa High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
5%
6%
Mira Costa High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
59%
24%
Mira Costa High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Mira Costa High School Hawaiian Students (2010-2011)
Two or more races
10%
3%
Mira Costa High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMira Costa High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.610.41
Mira Costa High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
50%
Mira Costa High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
9%
Mira Costa High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Manhattan Beach Unified School District's student population of 6,855 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 100% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,272 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,606 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has declined by 35% over four years.
School District NameManhattan Beach Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed6,8551,597
Manhattan Beach Unified School District Students Managed (1994-2015)
Graduation Rate100%83%
Manhattan Beach Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$64 MM$18 MM
Manhattan Beach Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$59 MM$18 MM
Manhattan Beach Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,272$10,966
Manhattan Beach Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,606$11,255
Manhattan Beach Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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