Santa Monica High School

  • Santa Monica High School serves 2,950 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Santa Monica High School operates within the Santa Monica-malibu Unified School District.
  • Santa Monica-malibu Unified School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2950 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 128 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,950 students
Gender %Santa Monica High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers128 teachers
Students by GradeSanta Monica High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
Asian
8%
11%
Hispanic
37%
54%
Black
9%
6%
White
39%
24%
Two or more races
7%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsSanta Monica High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.700.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%

District Comparison

  • Santa Monica-malibu Unified School District's student population of 11,218 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 85% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,660 is higher than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has declined by 17% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,769 is higher than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has declined by 22% over four years.
School District NameSanta Monica-malibu Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed11,2181,564
Santa Monica-malibu Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate90%83%
Santa Monica-malibu Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2016)
District Total Revenue$145 MM$17 MM
Santa Monica-malibu Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$157 MM$18 MM
Santa Monica-malibu Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$12,660$10,991
Santa Monica-malibu Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$13,769$11,482
Santa Monica-malibu Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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    Grades: K-5 | 265 students
    0.5 miles
    2526 Sixth St.
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    (310)399-7721
    0.5 K-5 265
  • Santa Monica Olympic High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 91 students
    0.5 miles
    721 Ocean Park Blvd.
    Santa Monica, CA 90405
    (310)392-2494
    0.5 9-12 91
  • Santa Monica Santa Monica Alternative (k-8) Elementary School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 227 students
    0.5 miles
    2525 Fifth St.
    Santa Monica, CA 90405
    (310)396-2640
    0.5 K-8 227
  • Santa Monica Will Rogers Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 563 students
    0.8 miles
    2401 14th St.
    Santa Monica, CA 90405
    (310)452-2364
    0.8 K-5 563
  • Santa Monica John Adams Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1065 students
    0.9 miles
    2425 16th St.
    Santa Monica, CA 90405
    (310)452-2326
    0.9 6-8 1065

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Did You Know?
California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.