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Mira Costa 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
1401 Artesia Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone
(310) 318-7337
District
MANHATTAN BEACH UNIFIED
County
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2463
Classroom Teachers
97

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

10

(10 is best)

Better than 95.8% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Mira Costa High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

100 80 60 40 20 0
75%
44%
82%
57%
68%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

30 20 10 0
25
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 9 643 26.1%
Grade 10 565 22.9%
Grade 11 607 24.6%
Grade 12 648 26.3%
Total 2463 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 70.5% 69.8% 23.3%
Black 1.8% 1.3% 5.4%
Hispanic 15.4% 14.5% 57.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 11.7% 14.0% 12.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.3% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 5.6% 4.4% 58.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.5% 4.4% 52.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.1% 0.1% 6.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 35,064 39,538,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 8,927.6 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.5% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 24.8% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.1% 24.9%
65 OR OLDER 15.7% 14.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 13,313 13,103,114
Single Parent Households With Children 5.9% 10.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.3% 83.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 76.8% 34.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 51.4% 22.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.7% 17.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 8.8% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.3% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 3.2% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 3.4% 8.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,168 $60,022,896 48.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $909 $5,951,223 4.8%
Staff $516 $3,378,252 2.7%
General Administration $440 $2,880,680 2.3%
School Administration $661 $4,327,567 3.5%
Operation $1,636 $10,710,892 8.7%
Transportation $46 $301,162 0.2%
Other $520 $3,404,440 2.8%
Total Support $4,729 $30,960,763 25.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,910 $32,145,770 26.1%
Total Expenditures $18,807 $123,129,429 100.0%
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%