|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||7th grade to 12th grade|
|School District||Santa Cruz County Office of Education|
|Location||255 Swift St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Pacific Collegiate Charter has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 32nd in the best public high schools in California.
The Pacific Collegiate Charter student body is primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.4%||2|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||8.9%||45|
3.7% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Pacific Collegiate Charter students are largely wealthy and rank 36th in California for high school student family income.
Students at Pacific Collegiate Charter scored an average 76% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 4.8% of California high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||65% to 69%*||80% to 84%*|
|Boys||75% to 79%*||75% to 79%*|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|Hispanic||50% to 59%*||60% to 69%*|
|Multiracial||60% to 79%*||80% or more*|
|White||75% to 79%*||80% to 84%*|
|With Disabilites||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for Pacific Collegiate Charter students in 2016 was 1288.
59 out of 149 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (40%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 26% for participation.
Pacific Collegiate Charter offers 17 AP courses. 72 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 100% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Pacific Collegiate Charter had 192 taking AP exams with a 167 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||87%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||72%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||33%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||37%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||70%|
|AP Courses Offered||17|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||0%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||0%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||0%|
Pacific Collegiate Charter
255 Swift St.
Santa Cruz, CA
Santa Cruz County Office of Education
Santa Cruz, CA