Terra Nova 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1450 Terra Nova Blvd.
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone
(650) 550-7600
District
JEFFERSON UNION HIGH
County
SAN MATEO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
808

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

7

(10 is best)

Better than 69.1% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Terra Nova High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
47%
44%
57%
57%
37%
32%
47%
44%
57%
57%
37%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
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No Data
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16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 218 27.0%
Grade 10 168 20.8%
Grade 11 210 26.0%
Grade 12 212 26.2%
Total 808 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 43.6% 15.4% 24.0%
Black 1.0% 1.3% 5.5%
Hispanic 33.2% 33.9% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 19.2% 48.1% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.9% 1.3% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 16.8% 29.0% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.2% 26.0% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.6% 3.0% 7.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 144,781 39,512,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,569.2 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.0% 6.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 13.9% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.9% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.5% 25.0%
65 OR OLDER 16.7% 14.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 45,862 13,044,266
Single Parent Households With Children 8.2% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.8% 83.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 39.5% 33.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 31.0% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.6% 16.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.4% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.8% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.5% 14.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.6% 11.2%
$15,000 or less 5.0% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,704 $32,522,000 34.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,160 $5,627,000 6.0%
Staff $284 $1,378,000 1.5%
General Administration $145 $704,000 0.8%
School Administration $753 $3,655,000 3.9%
Operation $1,713 $8,308,000 8.9%
Transportation $404 $1,958,000 2.1%
Other $599 $2,907,000 3.1%
Total Support $5,058 $24,537,000 26.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $7,434 $36,063,000 38.7%
Total Expenditures $19,196 $93,122,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%