PROFICIENCY 34% 11% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
49%Newport-Mesa Unified
38%Costa Mesa

Estancia High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Newport-Mesa Unified" in Costa Mesa, CA. There are a total of 1,335 students and 53 teachers at Estancia High, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 828 free lunch students and 129 reduced lunch students.

Estancia High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.0%, which is 11% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch828
Reduced lunch129


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Estancia High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School50-54%

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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Estancia High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 19.8% 38.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.6% 1.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.8% 4.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 73.1% 52.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.3% 0.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 1.4% 3.1% 3.1%

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Victoria Elementary37%0.6Costa Mesa, CA
Pomona Elementary28%0.7Costa Mesa, CA
Everett A. Rea Elementary11%0.8Costa Mesa, CA
Adams Elementary28%1.1Costa Mesa, CA
Whittier Elementary17%1.3Costa Mesa, CA
College Park Elementary19%1.4Costa Mesa, CA
Ralph E. Hawes Elementary80%1.5Huntington Beach, CA
Isaac L. Sowers Middle School65%1.8Huntington Beach, CA
Oka (isojiro) Elementary60%1.9Huntington Beach, CA
Costa Mesa High38%1.9Costa Mesa, CA
John H. Eader Elementary70%2.0Huntington Beach, CA

Costa Mesa demographics profile

StatisticCosta MesaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)7,15123291
Median age34.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Speak English61%56%79%
Speak Spanish29%29%13%

Education level achieved in Costa Mesa

IndexCosta MesaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade84.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school82.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college67.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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