Wellington M. Smith Junior

Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Wellington M. Smith Junior serves 56 students in grades 4-12.
Wellington M. Smith Junior placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Wellington M. Smith Junior places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Wellington M. Smith Junior's student population of 56 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 42% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Total Students56 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

Wellington M. Smith Junior is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Wellington M. Smith Junior is 0.22, which is less 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
#8263 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
88%
54%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
5%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.64
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Graduation Rate
40-59%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
53%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMonterey County Office Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Wellington M. Smith Junior is Salinas Community (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is El Gabilan Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Salinas Salinas Community Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 190 students
    0.0 miles
    1420 Natividad Rd.
    Salinas, CA 93906
    (831) 753-1578
    0 7-12 190
  • Salinas Mission Trails Rop Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.3 miles
    867 E. Laurel Dr.
    Salinas, CA 93905
    (831) 753-4209
    0.3 9-12 n/a
  • Salinas El Gabilan Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 736 students
    0.4 miles
    1256 Linwood Dr.
    Salinas, CA 93906
    (831) 753-5660
    0.4 K-6 736
  • Salinas Natividad Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 659 students
    0.4 miles
    1465 Modoc Ave.
    Salinas, CA 93906
    (831) 753-5675
    0.4 K-6 659
  • Salinas North Salinas High School Math: 18% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,216 students
    0.7 miles
    55 Kip Dr.
    Salinas, CA 93906
    (831) 796-7500
    0.7 9-12 2,216

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