615 Sunset Dr.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Pacific Grove High School serves 582 students in grades 9-12.
Pacific Grove High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 582 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Pacific Grove High School's student population of 582 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 44% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
582 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Pacific Grove High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Pacific Grove High School is 0.58, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#678 out of 9659 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
22%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
60%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 Pacific Grove High School's ranking?

Pacific Grove High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

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

65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Pacific Grove High School?

The graduation rate of Pacific Grove High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.

How many students attend Pacific Grove High School?

582 students attend Pacific Grove High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

60% of Pacific Grove High School students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Pacific Grove High School?

Pacific Grove High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Pacific Grove High School offer ?

Pacific Grove High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 582 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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