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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 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
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
746
Classroom Teachers
35

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

7

(10 is best)

Better than 68.9% 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)

25 20 15 10 5 0
21
21
23
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 188 25.2%
Grade 10 201 26.9%
Grade 11 164 22.0%
Grade 12 193 25.9%
Total 746 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 44.5% 15.7% 23.3%
Black 0.9% 1.4% 5.4%
Hispanic 33.0% 34.7% 57.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 18.7% 47.0% 12.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.8% 1.2% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 20.4% 28.4% 58.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.9% 26.3% 52.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.5% 2.1% 6.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 145,138 39,237,836
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,580.5 248
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.8% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 14.0% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.8% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.8% 24.9%
65 OR OLDER 17.6% 14.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 46,215 13,003,564
Single Parent Households With Children 8.1% 10.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.8% 83.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 41.0% 34.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 33.7% 22.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.5% 17.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.6% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.3% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.0% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.3% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 4.6% 8.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,801 $33,372,678 38.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,388 $5,937,864 6.9%
Staff $286 $1,223,508 1.4%
General Administration $261 $1,116,558 1.3%
School Administration $889 $3,803,142 4.4%
Operation $1,926 $8,239,428 9.5%
Transportation $430 $1,839,540 2.1%
Other $626 $2,678,028 3.1%
Total Support $5,806 $24,838,068 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,594 $28,209,132 32.6%
Total Expenditures $20,202 $86,424,156 100.0%
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%