Pacific Collegiate School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#25
College Readiness Index
97.1
Academic Performance Index
924
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 07–12 Grades
  • 510 Students
  • 28 Teachers

Pacific Collegiate School
255 SWIFT ST
SANTA CRUZ, CA 95060

Phone: (831) 479-7785

District: Santa Cruz County Office Of Education

Overview

Pacific Collegiate School places a strong emphasis on technology and cultural awareness. Completion of Advanced Placement courses is required for graduation, as is study of at least one foreign language. Students at the Pacific Collegiate School must also complete at least 20 hours of community service per year. Parents are also called on to serve, and the school asks each parent to dedicate volunteer hours to help at the school.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#25
State Rank
#3
Charter Rank
#6
STEM Rank
#221

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 510
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 30%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 6%
Full-Time Teachers 28

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level coursework (AP®/IB exams).

Academic Performance Index Evaluation Achieves CA goal
College Readiness Index 97.1

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 07 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School Yes
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 3
Total Students 1,094
Academic Performance Index Evaluation Does not achieve CA goal
College Readiness (district average) 97.1

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Nearby Schools

Pacific Collegiate School is 1 of 3 schools in the Santa Cruz County Office Of Education.

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