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Pacifica High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
6851 Lampson Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92845
Phone
(714) 663-6515
District
GARDEN GROVE UNIFIED
County
ORANGE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1688
Classroom Teachers
74

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

10

(10 is best)

Better than 92.6% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Pacifica High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

80 60 40 20 0
70%
44%
76%
57%
63%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

30 25 20 15 10 5 0
23
24
23
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 451 26.7%
Grade 10 411 24.3%
Grade 11 400 23.7%
Grade 12 426 25.2%
Total 1688 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 33.6% 6.8% 23.3%
Black 1.1% 0.6% 5.4%
Hispanic 33.8% 54.4% 57.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 31.0% 37.6% 12.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.5% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 41.4% 71.9% 58.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.0% 63.4% 52.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.3% 8.5% 6.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 278,012 39,237,836
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 9,676.7 248
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.7% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.3% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.8% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.8% 24.9%
65 OR OLDER 14.4% 14.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 76,708 13,003,564
Single Parent Households With Children 10.7% 10.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 74.7% 83.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 23.8% 34.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 17.5% 22.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.5% 17.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.1% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.7% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.8% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.6% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 8.8% 8.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,786 $371,340,290 51.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $794 $33,558,410 4.7%
Staff $572 $24,175,580 3.4%
General Administration $170 $7,185,050 1.0%
School Administration $818 $34,572,770 4.8%
Operation $1,188 $50,210,820 7.0%
Transportation $339 $14,327,835 2.0%
Other $392 $16,567,880 2.3%
Total Support $4,272 $180,556,080 25.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,913 $165,382,945 23.1%
Total Expenditures $16,971 $717,279,315 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,356 $50,163,077,615 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $884 $5,306,242,206 5.2%
Staff $863 $5,178,254,236 5.0%
General Administration $215 $1,291,487,537 1.3%
School Administration $923 $5,541,916,109 5.4%
Operation $1,311 $7,872,234,116 7.7%
Transportation $303 $1,818,082,742 1.8%
Other $665 $3,989,805,237 3.9%
Total Support $5,163 $30,997,440,957 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,580 $21,494,994,026 20.9%
Total Expenditures $17,099 $102,656,107,113 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%