641 Norseman Dr.
Modesto, CA 95357
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Peter Johansen High School serves 1,823 students in grades 9-12.
Peter Johansen High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower 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 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,823 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Peter Johansen High School's student population of 1,823 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,823 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
76 teachers
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School Rankings

Peter Johansen High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Peter Johansen High School is 0.46, 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
#2097 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
22:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
72%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
16%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Graduation Rate
88%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

19% 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 Peter Johansen High School?

The graduation rate of Peter Johansen High School is 88%, which is higher than the California state average of 85%.

How many students attend Peter Johansen High School?

1,823 students attend Peter Johansen High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

72% of Peter Johansen High School students are Hispanic, 16% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Peter Johansen High School?

Peter Johansen High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Peter Johansen High School offer ?

Peter Johansen High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Peter Johansen High School part of?

Peter Johansen High School is part of Modesto City High School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,823 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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