PROFICIENCY 58% 51% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Garden Grove Unified
42%Garden Grove
38%California

Pacifica High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Garden Grove Unified" in Garden Grove, CA. There are a total of 1,773 students and 75 teachers at Pacifica High, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 493 free lunch students and 179 reduced lunch students.

Pacifica High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 57.5%, which is 51% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1773
Teachers75.25
Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch493
Reduced lunch179

 

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 Pacifica 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
All47%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School47%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All68%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School68%

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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Pacifica High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 43.5% 9.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.6% 0.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 23.1% 28.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 29.6% 53.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.1% 0.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.6% 6.3% 3.1% 3.1%

Garden Grove demographics profile

StatisticGarden GroveCaliforniaNational
Population174,67638,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)9,72725691
Median age37.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English33%56%79%
Speak Spanish29%29%13%

Education level achieved in Garden Grove

IndexGarden GroveCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade73.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school71.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college49.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%
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Pacifica High School is a great school. It maintains a friendly, inclusive community of students and caring teachers. Its educational programs are great, and the curriculum is rigorous, a great challenge and motivator for students.
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Source: The Pacifica 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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