PROFICIENCY 55% 44% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
53%Alhambra Unified

Alhambra High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Alhambra Unified" in Alhambra, CA. There are a total of 2,726 students and 101 teachers at Alhambra High, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 1,551 free lunch students and 397 reduced lunch students.

Alhambra High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 55.0%, which is 44% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch1551
Reduced lunch397


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment744
Taking some courses609
Taking some courses (not tests)133
Passing some courses443
Passing no courses166

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Alhambra High, there are a total of 744 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 609 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School45%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School65%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Alhambra High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 2.6% 1.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.8% 0.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 44.7% 52.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 49.8% 42.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.7% 2.3% 3.1% 3.1%

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Martha Baldwin Elementary60%0.9Alhambra, CA
San Gabriel High60%1.1Alhambra, CA
Ramona Elementary54%1.2Alhambra, CA
Marguerita Elementary49%1.3Alhambra, CA
Coolidge Elementary63%1.5San Gabriel, CA
Emery Park Elementary43%1.5Alhambra, CA
Marengo Elementary81%1.5South Pasadena, CA
South Pasadena Middle School76%1.6South Pasadena, CA

Alhambra demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)11,12123291
Median age41.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Speak English27%56%79%
Speak Spanish26%29%13%

Education level achieved in Alhambra

Completed 8th grade80.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school79.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college57.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%
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