San Marino High School

  • San Marino High School serves 1,200 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 82% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • San Marino High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • San Marino High School operates within the San Marino Unified School District.
  • San Marino Unified School District's 97% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

Top Placements

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

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • San Marino High School's student population of 1200 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,200 students
Gender %San Marino High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
Students by GradeSan Marino High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • San Marino High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of San Marino 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:124:1
Asian
62%
11%
Hispanic
8%
54%
White
27%
24%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsSan Marino High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.540.41
Graduation Rate
98%
83%
San Marino High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of San Marino High School is San Marino Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 1% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • San Marino Unified School District's student population of 3,127 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 97% has decreased from 98% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,590 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,005 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 23% over four school years.
    School District NameSan Marino Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    4
    Number of Students Managed3,1271,585
    San Marino Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    85%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    87%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    97%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$37 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$32 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,590$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,005$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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