Salinas High School

  • Salinas High School serves 2,553 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (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 62% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Salinas High School's student population of 2,553 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,553 students
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Total Classroom Teachers113 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Salinas High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Salinas High School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. 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#3277 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
11%
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Hispanic
69%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
24%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Salinas High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.470.64
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Graduation Rate
93%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalinas Union High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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