PROFICIENCY 71% 86% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
75%Irvine Unified

University High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Irvine Unified" in Irvine, CA. There are a total of 2,527 students and 84 teachers at University High, for a student to teacher ratio of 30 to 1. There are a total of 312 free lunch students and 71 reduced lunch students.

University High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 71.0%, which is 86% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio30:1
Free lunch312
Reduced lunch71


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment965
Taking some courses842
Taking some courses (not tests)95
Passing some courses789
Passing no courses40

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 University High, there are a total of 965 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 842 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School68%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School74%

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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University High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 34.9% 33.1% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.2% 2.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 48.4% 44.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.3% 10.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.7% 8.7% 3.1% 3.1%

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Irvine demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,76623291
Median age34.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English52%56%79%
Speak Spanish6%29%13%

Education level achieved in Irvine

Completed 8th grade96.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school95.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college88.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree74.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors68.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters29.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.6%1.6%1.3%
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