PROFICIENCY 58% 52% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
55%Benicia Unified

Benicia High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Benicia Unified" in Benicia, CA. There are a total of 1,677 students and 76 teachers at Benicia High, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 222 free lunch students and 61 reduced lunch students.

Benicia High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 58.0%, which is 52% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch222
Reduced lunch61


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment429
Taking some courses288
Taking some courses (not tests)142
Passing some courses221
Passing no courses62

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 Benicia High, there are a total of 429 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 288 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School40-44%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School76%

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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Benicia High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 52.2% 49.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 8.1% 8.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 15.1% 12.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 16.2% 17.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.3% 10.8% 3.1% 3.1%

Benicia demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,15225691
Median age44.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Speak English84%56%79%
Speak Spanish6%29%13%

Education level achieved in Benicia

Completed 8th grade93.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college79.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters16.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Benicia High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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