San Benito High


Summary:

The San Benito High School District in California consists of two high schools: Hollister High and San Andreas Continuation High. While Hollister High is the larger and higher-performing school, San Andreas Continuation High serves a unique population of students who face significant challenges, including high rates of chronic absenteeism and dropout.

Hollister High has a strong academic performance, with higher proficiency rates in English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science compared to San Andreas Continuation High. Additionally, Hollister High has a four-year graduation rate of 93.7%, while San Andreas Continuation High's rate is significantly lower at 69.6%. The student population at Hollister High is also more diverse, with a higher percentage of Hispanic and White students, while San Andreas Continuation High has an even higher percentage of Hispanic students.

In contrast, San Andreas Continuation High faces significant challenges, with much higher rates of chronic absenteeism (94.5% vs. 24.8%) and dropout (23.9% vs. 5.3%) compared to Hollister High. Additionally, San Andreas Continuation High has a higher percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, indicating a higher proportion of economically disadvantaged students. While the lower student-teacher ratio at San Andreas Continuation High may be a potential strength, the school's overall academic performance suggests that more targeted interventions and support are needed to address the unique challenges faced by its student population.

District Detail

 1220 Monterey St.
Hollister, CA 95023-4708

 (831) 637-5831

SchoolDigger Rank:
968th of 1560 California districts

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Grades served: 9-12
Students: 3,556

Primary Schools: 0
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 2
Alternative Schools: 0
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