Santa Cruz High School



Santa Cruz High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Santa Cruz 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
9 276
10 273
11 237
12 224

Santa Cruz High School is a public high school of the Santa Cruz City High School District located in Santa Cruz, CA. It has 1,010 students in grades 9th through 12th. Santa Cruz High School is the 829th largest public high school in California and the 5,912th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,010
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,912th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 829th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,139th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 895th out of 2,608

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Santa Cruz High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 528
(52%)
1,685
(48%)
 Male 482
(48%)
1,802
(52%)

Santa Cruz High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 605
(60%)
1,841
(53%)
 Hispanic 299
(30%)
1,313
(38%)
 Two or More 49
(5%)
145
(4%)
 Asian 23
(2%)
102
(3%)
 Black 21
(2%)
55
(2%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
22
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
9
(0%)

Santa Cruz High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 722
(71%)
2,175
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 225
(22%)
1,039
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 63
(6%)
273
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Santa Cruz High School is ranked 1,072nd out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Santa Cruz High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 55.7%. 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.

Santa Cruz High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1103
2006 1010
2007 1001
2008 1063
2009 1130
2010 1133
2011 1147
2012 1085
2013 1007
2014 1031
2015 1010

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.9
2006 22.3
2007 17.6
2008 23.5
2009 25.2
2010 N/A
2011 24.9
2012 23.8
2013 23.3
2014 24.6
2015 25.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22846781504986
2006 0.25940594059406
2007 0.24575424575425
2008 0.088428974600188
2009 0.20353982300885
2010 0.24271844660194
2011 0.18831734960767
2012 0.22672811059908
2013 0.22442899702085
2014 0.29776915615907
2015 0.28514851485149

Compare Santa Cruz High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,560.0% 25.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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