La Costa Canyon 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
1 Maverick Way
Encinitas, CA 92009
Phone
(760) 436-6136
District
SAN DIEGUITO UNION HIGH
County
SAN DIEGO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1947
Classroom Teachers
83

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

9

(10 is best)

Better than 86.0% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

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

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 61 44
Proficiency in Reading 70 57
Proficiency in Math 52 32

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 23.34
AVG FOR DISTRICT 25.43
AVG FOR STATE 23.34
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 454 23.3%
Grade 10 489 25.1%
Grade 11 481 24.7%
Grade 12 523 26.9%
Total 1947 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 78.6% 65.6% 24.4%
Black 0.9% 0.8% 5.7%
Hispanic 16.3% 14.8% 56.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.6% 18.4% 12.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.4% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 11.8% 10.8% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.1% 9.9% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.6% 0.9% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 178,320 39,512,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,216.3 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.6% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.2% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.7% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 16.4% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 66,963 12,950,743
Single Parent Households With Children 7.0% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.9% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 68.3% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 43.5% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.2% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.6% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 10.9% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.3% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.1% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 5.3% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,873 $88,682,319 40.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $806 $10,399,818 4.7%
Staff $463 $5,974,089 2.7%
General Administration $56 $722,568 0.3%
School Administration $743 $9,586,929 4.4%
Operation $1,015 $13,096,545 6.0%
Transportation $429 $5,535,387 2.5%
Other $556 $7,174,068 3.3%
Total Support $4,066 $52,463,598 23.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,051 $78,076,053 35.6%
Total Expenditures $16,990 $219,221,970 100.0%
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%