San Luis Obispo High School

  • San Luis Obispo High School serves 1,406 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

San Luis Obispo High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • San Luis Obispo High School's student population of 1,406 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • San Luis Obispo High School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of San Luis Obispo High School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#1346 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
11%
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Hispanic
27%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
62%
24%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.540.41
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Graduation Rate
97%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Luis Coastal Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to San Luis Obispo High School is Peep - Prepare (0.2 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Peep - Prepare (0.2 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Peep - Prepare (0.2 miles away)
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