Salinas 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
726 S. Main St.
Salinas, CA 93901
Phone
(831) 796-7400
District
SALINAS UNION HIGH
County
MONTEREY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2661
Classroom Teachers
123

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

7

(10 is best)

Better than 63.8% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

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

Grade 11

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
43%
44%
55%
57%
31%
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
22
22
23
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 713 26.8%
Grade 10 677 25.4%
Grade 11 625 23.5%
Grade 12 646 24.3%
Total 2661 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 22.0% 6.9% 24.4%
Black 1.4% 0.7% 5.7%
Hispanic 72.3% 89.2% 56.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.8% 2.9% 12.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.2% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 54.1% 72.9% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 49.6% 66.1% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.5% 6.8% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 176,461 39,512,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 736.3 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.1% 6.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 24.5% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.8% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.3% 25.0%
65 OR OLDER 10.3% 14.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 47,395 13,044,266
Single Parent Households With Children 17.7% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 62.7% 83.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 16.8% 33.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 12.8% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.9% 16.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.7% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.2% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.1% 14.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.8% 11.2%
$15,000 or less 7.4% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,710 $100,918,400 46.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,016 $15,280,640 7.1%
Staff $1,063 $15,987,520 7.4%
General Administration $62 $932,480 0.4%
School Administration $698 $10,497,920 4.9%
Operation $1,185 $17,822,400 8.3%
Transportation $363 $5,459,520 2.5%
Other $511 $7,685,440 3.6%
Total Support $4,896 $73,635,840 34.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,690 $40,457,600 18.8%
Total Expenditures $14,297 $215,026,880 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,110 $44,207,610,675 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $715 $4,444,735,486 5.0%
Staff $719 $4,472,549,320 5.0%
General Administration $117 $729,380,980 0.8%
School Administration $789 $4,904,545,120 5.5%
Operation $1,125 $6,991,988,357 7.9%
Transportation $265 $1,645,794,048 1.8%
Other $639 $3,971,963,894 4.5%
Total Support $4,368 $27,160,605,411 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,836 $17,635,368,261 19.8%
Total Expenditures $14,315 $89,004,272,569 100.0%
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%