Mira Costa High School



Mira Costa High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mira Costa High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 642
10 668
11 577
12 569

Mira Costa High School is a public high school of the Manhattan Beach Unf School District located in Manhattan Beach, CA. It has 2,456 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mira Costa High School is the 188th largest public high school in California and the 635th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.1 to 1.

Total Students: 2,456
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 101.79

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Mira Costa High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,249
(51%)
1,249
(51%)
 Male 1,207
(49%)
1,207
(49%)

Mira Costa High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,450
(59%)
1,450
(59%)
 Hispanic 367
(15%)
367
(15%)
 Two or More 276
(11%)
276
(11%)
 Asian 239
(10%)
239
(10%)
 Black 115
(5%)
115
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Mira Costa High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 2,346
(96%)
2,346
(96%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 80
(3%)
80
(3%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(1%)
30
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mira Costa High School is ranked 1,550th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mira Costa High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Mira Costa High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1997
2006 1916
2007 1982
2008 2381
2009 2424
2010 2359
2011 2428
2012 2456

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.4
2006 21.1
2007 18.2
2008 24.4
2009 25.1
2010 N/A
2011 25.1
2012 24.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.029544316474712
2006 0.040187891440501
2007 0.024722502522704
2008 0.03569928601428
2009 0.028052805280528
2010 0.046206019499788
2011 0.042833607907743
2012 0.044788273615635

Compare Mira Costa High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,410.0% 24.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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