Pacific Beach High School

11950 Los Osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Pacific Beach High School serves 53 students in grades 10-12.
Pacific Beach High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 53 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pacific Beach High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Pacific Beach High School's student population of 53 students has grown by 39% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 10-12
Total Students
53 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Pacific Beach High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Pacific Beach High School is 0.47, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#840 out of 3649 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
65%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
33%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pacific Beach High School's ranking?
Pacific Beach High School is ranked #840 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in California.
What schools are Pacific Beach High School often compared to?
Pacific Beach High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like San Luis Obispo High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Pacific Beach High School?
The graduation rate of Pacific Beach High School is 80-89%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Pacific Beach High School?
53 students attend Pacific Beach High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Pacific Beach High School students are Hispanic, 33% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pacific Beach High School?
Pacific Beach High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Pacific Beach High School offer ?
Pacific Beach High School offers enrollment in grades 10-12
What school district is Pacific Beach High School part of?
Pacific Beach High School is part of San Luis Coastal Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 53 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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