Santa Clara High School

  • Santa Clara High School serves 2,035 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (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 73% (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 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Santa Clara High School's student population of 2,035 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 91 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,035 students
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Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Santa Clara High School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Santa Clara High School is 0.73, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#2030 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
30%
11%
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Hispanic
35%
54%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
25%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Santa Clara High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.730.64
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Graduation Rate
91%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Clara Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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