Santa Maria 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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
901 S. B Rd.Way
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Phone
(805) 925-2567
District
SANTA MARIA JOINT UNION HIGH
County
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2695
Classroom Teachers
133

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

5

(10 is best)

Better than 42.9% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

Santa Maria High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 32 45
Proficiency in Reading 43 58
Proficiency in Math 21 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.24
AVG FOR DISTRICT 22.38
AVG FOR STATE 23.63
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 683 25.3%
Grade 10 758 28.1%
Grade 11 655 24.3%
Grade 12 599 22.2%
Total 2695 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 3.2% 10.6% 25.2%
Black 0.6% 1.2% 6.1%
Hispanic 94.5% 84.5% 56.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.6% 3.4% 11.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.3% 0.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 85.5% 71.4% 58.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 70.6% 57.4% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.9% 14.0% 8.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 148,225 39,536,653
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 262.1 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.9% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.7% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.7% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.0% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 11.7% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 42,054 12,888,128
Single Parent Households With Children 14.9% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 67.0% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 16.4% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.2% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.9% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.2% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.0% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.3% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.0% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 8.3% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,391 $41,613,129 51.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $616 $4,754,904 5.9%
Staff $568 $4,384,392 5.4%
General Administration $85 $656,115 0.8%
School Administration $606 $4,677,714 5.8%
Operation $1,173 $9,054,387 11.2%
Transportation $123 $949,437 1.2%
Other $395 $3,049,005 3.8%
Total Support $3,568 $27,541,392 34.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,542 $11,902,698 14.7%
Total Expenditures $10,500 $81,049,500 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,628 $35,042,190,399 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $503 $3,132,694,832 4.4%
Staff $532 $3,313,420,819 4.6%
General Administration $92 $574,369,306 0.8%
School Administration $617 $3,842,972,574 5.4%
Operation $941 $5,861,130,775 8.2%
Transportation $229 $1,423,064,571 2.0%
Other $495 $3,082,557,570 4.3%
Total Support $3,410 $21,230,644,860 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,436 $15,165,585,439 21.2%
Total Expenditures $11,474 $71,439,433,283 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%