Best Public Schools in Zip Code 95076


The 95076 zip code area of Watsonville, California is home to 29 schools, including 16 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, 6 high schools, and 2 alternative schools. This diverse educational landscape serves a predominantly Hispanic student population facing significant socioeconomic challenges, with high rates of free and reduced-price lunch eligibility across most schools.

While the area boasts several standout schools, such as Diamond Technology Institute, a public charter high school with exceptional test scores and graduation rates, and Linscott Charter, a public charter elementary/middle school with strong academic performance, the data also reveals stark disparities in student achievement. Many traditional public schools, including Watsonville High and Pajaro Valley High, struggle with low proficiency rates, particularly in mathematics, suggesting that students in this area may not have equal access to quality education.

The high rates of chronic absenteeism and the success of charter schools like Ceiba College Preparatory Academy, which boasts a 100% graduation rate, point to the need for targeted interventions and support to address the complex challenges facing the Pajaro Valley Unified and other school districts serving this community.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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