Santa Clara High School

3000 Benton St.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 1,888 students in grades 9-12, Santa Clara High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,888 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in CA)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 68% (Top 20%)
  • : 44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Santa Clara High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Santa Clara High School's student population of 1,888 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,888 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
99 teachers
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School Rankings

Santa Clara High School ranks within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Santa Clara High School is 0.73, which is more 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)
#2101 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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41%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Santa Clara 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.
68%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Santa Clara 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.
44%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
31%
12%
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Hispanic
36%
56%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
22%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.73
This chart display the diversity score of Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Santa Clara High School's ranking?
Santa Clara High School is ranked #2101 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in California.
What schools are Santa Clara High School often compared to?
Santa Clara High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Adrian Wilcox High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 68% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Santa Clara High School?
The graduation rate of Santa Clara High School is 93%, which is higher than the California state average of 87%.
How many students attend Santa Clara High School?
1,888 students attend Santa Clara High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
36% of Santa Clara High School students are Hispanic, 31% of students are Asian, 22% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Santa Clara High School?
Santa Clara High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Santa Clara High School offer ?
Santa Clara High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Santa Clara High School part of?
Santa Clara High School is part of Santa Clara Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,888 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • : 93% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 68% (Top 20%)
  • : 44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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