Salinas High School

726 S. Main St.
Salinas, CA 93901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 2,668 students in grades 9-12, Salinas High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,668 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in CA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Salinas High School's student population of 2,668 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 120 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,668 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
120 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Salinas High School ranks within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Salinas High School is 0.42, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
#4240 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Salinas High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
22%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Salinas High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
54%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Salinas High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Salinas High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Salinas High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
4%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Salinas High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
74%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Salinas High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Salinas High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
17%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Salinas High School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Salinas High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.42
This chart display the diversity score of Salinas High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
93%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Salinas High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Salinas High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Salinas High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Salinas High School's ranking?
Salinas High School is ranked #4240 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Salinas High School often compared to?
Salinas High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Alisal High School, Everett Alvarez High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
22% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Salinas High School?
The graduation rate of Salinas High School is 93%, which is higher than the California state average of 87%.
How many students attend Salinas High School?
2,668 students attend Salinas High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Salinas High School students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Salinas High School?
Salinas High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Salinas High School offer ?
Salinas High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Salinas High School part of?
Salinas High School is part of Salinas Union High School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,668 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : 93% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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