Pajaro Valley High School



Pajaro Valley High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pajaro Valley 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
9 409
10 384
11 356
12 306

Pajaro Valley High School is a public high school of the Pajaro Valley Unified School District located in Watsonville, CA. It has 1,455 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pajaro Valley High School is the 641st largest public high school in California and the 3,534th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,455
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,534th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 641st out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,316th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 759th out of 2,608

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Pajaro Valley High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 762
(52%)
3,329
(51%)
 Female 693
(48%)
3,178
(49%)

Pajaro Valley High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,396
(96%)
4,962
(76%)
 White 30
(2%)
1,335
(21%)
 Asian 22
(2%)
134
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
30
(0%)
 Black 3
(0%)
34
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Pajaro Valley High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,132
(78%)
3,789
(58%)
 Not Eligible 182
(13%)
2,177
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 141
(10%)
541
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pajaro Valley High School is ranked 285th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pajaro Valley High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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.

Pajaro Valley High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1092
2006 1518
2007 1637
2008 1576
2009 1460
2010 1438
2011 1479
2012 1452
2013 1486
2014 1453
2015 1455

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 29.8
2006 24.6
2007 20.6
2008 30.3
2009 23.9
2010 N/A
2011 26.5
2012 28.2
2013 26.2
2014 30.9
2015 26.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67216117216117
2006 0.61660079051383
2007 0.70739156994502
2008 0.76903553299492
2009 0.82465753424658
2010 0.78233657858136
2011 0.40094658553076
2012 0.85674931129477
2013 0.86339165545087
2014 0.8575361321404
2015 0.87491408934708

Compare Pajaro Valley High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,690.0% 26.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 87.5%
 

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