PROFICIENCY 56% 46% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
53%Berkeley Unified
53%Berkeley
38%California

Berkeley High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Berkeley Unified" in Berkeley, CA. There are a total of 3,182 students and 167 teachers at Berkeley High, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 804 free lunch students and 130 reduced lunch students.

Berkeley High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 55.5%, which is 46% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students3182
Teachers166.83
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch804
Reduced lunch130

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment1,035
Taking some courses693
Taking some courses (not tests)293
Passing some courses538
Passing no courses154

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 Berkeley High, there are a total of 1,035 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 693 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All44%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School44%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All67%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School67%

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.

Berkeley High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 37.9% 37.3% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 21.1% 19.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 9.5% 8.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 21.0% 21.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 10.0% 12.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Berkeley demographics profile

StatisticBerkeleyCaliforniaNational
Population118,58539,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)11,32225691
Median age31.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)36%52%55%
Speak English72%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%

Education level achieved in Berkeley

IndexBerkeleyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade95.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college88.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree76.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors71.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters38.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree15.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate9.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Berkeley High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.