Watsonville High School

  • Watsonville High School serves 1,966 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Watsonville High School's student population of 1,966 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,966 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Watsonville High School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Watsonville High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#6436 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
97%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
3%
24%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Watsonville High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.060.41
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Graduation Rate
88%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Watsonville High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePajaro Valley Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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