PROFICIENCY 22% 42% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
46%Grossmont Union High
34%El Cajon
38%California

El Cajon Valley High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Grossmont Union High" in El Cajon, CA. There are a total of 1,720 students and 81 teachers at El Cajon Valley High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 1,215 free lunch students and 285 reduced lunch students.

El Cajon Valley High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.0%, which is 42% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1720
Teachers80.9
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch1215
Reduced lunch285

 

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 El Cajon Valley 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

GradeProficiency
All13%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School13%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All31%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School31%

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.

El Cajon Valley High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 48.6% 46.3% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 9.0% 7.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.3% 3.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 35.8% 33.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.5% 8.2% 3.1% 3.1%

El Cajon demographics profile

StatisticEl CajonCaliforniaNational
Population102,89439,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)7,10325691
Median age34.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%52%55%
Speak English57%56%79%
Speak Spanish20%29%13%

Education level achieved in El Cajon

IndexEl CajonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade79.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school77.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college52.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The El Cajon Valley High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.