855 17th Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Shoreline Middle School serves 461 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 461 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Shoreline Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Shoreline Middle School's student population of 461 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
461 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Shoreline Middle School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
38%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
49%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
66%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
24%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Shoreline Middle School's ranking?

Shoreline Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Shoreline Middle School?

461 students attend Shoreline Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

66% of Shoreline Middle School students are Hispanic, 24% of students are White, 5% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Shoreline Middle School?

Shoreline Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Shoreline Middle School offer ?

Shoreline Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Shoreline Middle School part of?

Shoreline Middle School is part of Live Oak Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 461 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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