1499 San Luis Dr.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
San Luis Obispo High School serves 1,526 students in grades 9-12.
San Luis Obispo High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

San Luis Obispo High School's student population of 1,526 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,526 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
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School Rankings

San Luis Obispo High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Luis Obispo High School is 0.58, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1005 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
27%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
59%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
96%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,526 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 50%)

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