1220 Monterey St.
Hollister, CA 95023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
San Benito High School serves 3,285 students in grades 9-12.
San Benito High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,285 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

San Benito High School's student population of 3,285 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 128 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
3,285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
128 teachers
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School Rankings

San Benito High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 San Benito High School is 0.41, 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
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4173 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
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
75%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
18%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Graduation Rate
92%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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?

31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of San Benito High School?

The graduation rate of San Benito High School is 92%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.

How many students attend San Benito High School?

3,285 students attend San Benito High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

75% of San Benito High School students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of San Benito High School?

San Benito High School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does San Benito High School offer ?

San Benito High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,285 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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