PROFICIENCY 28% 26% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #13 of 28 in Hemet Unified
  • Ranked #6 of 15 in Hemet
  • Ranked #5380 of 10298 in California
Proficiency Averages
32%Hemet Unified
42%Hemet
38%California

Tahquitz High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Hemet Unified" in Hemet, CA. There are a total of 1,582 students and 73 teachers at Tahquitz High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 1,004 free lunch students and 270 reduced lunch students.

Tahquitz High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 28.0%, which is 26% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1582
Teachers72.85
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch1004
Reduced lunch270

 

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 Tahquitz 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
All17%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School17%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All39%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School39%

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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Tahquitz High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 22.8% 31.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 11.4% 7.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.5% 2.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 56.9% 52.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 1.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.1% 4.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Rancho Viejo Middle School18%0.4Hemet, CA
Cawston Elementary31%0.6Hemet, CA
Fruitvale Elementary27%1.0Hemet, CA
Megan Cope Elementary34%1.3San Jacinto, CA
De Anza Elementary28%3.0San Jacinto, CA
Harmony Elementary33%3.1Hemet, CA
Whittier Elementary18%3.2Hemet, CA
Mountain Heights Academy25%3.2San Jacinto, CA
Jacob Wiens Elementary17%3.3Hemet, CA
West Valley High41%3.3Hemet, CA
San Jacinto Elementary23%3.4San Jacinto, CA
San Jacinto High31%3.5San Jacinto, CA

Hemet demographics profile

StatisticHemetCaliforniaNational
Population67338,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4923291
Median age56.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)71%52%55%
Speak English89%56%79%
Speak Spanish11%29%13%

Education level achieved in Hemet

IndexHemetCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade83.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school83.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college46.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Tahquitz High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.