Watsonville High School



Watsonville High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Watsonville 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
9 544
10 535
11 462
12 456

Watsonville High School is a public high school of the Pajaro Valley Unf School District located in Watsonville, CA. It has 1,997 students in grades 9th through 12th. Watsonville High School is the 379th largest public high school in California and the 1,470th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,997
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 79

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Watsonville High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 999
(50%)
3,255
(50%)
 Male 998
(50%)
3,239
(50%)

Watsonville High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,884
(94%)
4,763
(73%)
 White 74
(4%)
1,510
(23%)
 Asian 27
(1%)
157
(2%)
 Black 7
(0%)
30
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Watsonville High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,467
(73%)
3,755
(58%)
 Not Eligible 356
(18%)
2,219
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 174
(9%)
520
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Watsonville High School is ranked 135th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Watsonville High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Watsonville High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2464
2006 2143
2007 2130
2008 2134
2009 2119
2010 2077
2011 2003
2012 1997

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.5
2006 24
2007 19.1
2008 24.8
2009 21.2
2010 N/A
2011 25.4
2012 25.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61607142857143
2006 0.55622958469435
2007 0.53896713615023
2008 0.75960637300843
2009 0.75318546484191
2010 0.7737120847376
2011
2012 0.82173259889835

Compare Watsonville High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,530.0% 25.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 82.2%
 

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