Santa Teresa High School

  • Santa Teresa High School serves 2,220 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Santa Teresa High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Santa Teresa High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Santa Teresa High School's student population of 2,220 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,220 students
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Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Santa Teresa High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Santa Teresa High School is 0.71, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#2155 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
26%
12%
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Hispanic
40%
54%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
25%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.710.64
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Graduation Rate
94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Side Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Hey, I am Addie, a freshman at Santa Teresa High School, and I LOVE MY SCHOOL!!!! Except I'm just an average student, in 1 honors class, not a cheerleader, and not in ASB, but I still love my school even though I'm not in a bunch of stuff :P so here's my review of my school: a. Quality of academic program 4 of 5 stars b. Availability of music, art, sports, and other extracurricular activities 5 of 5 stars c. Academic or athletic awards Never received one, and I probably never will :P d. Facilities 3 of 5 stars e. Level of Parent involvement 0 of 5 stars. They make it very clear that they do not want to deal with parents, they only want to speak to the students.
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