PROFICIENCY 71% 86% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
75%Irvine Unified
74%Irvine
38%California

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.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2527
Teachers84.32
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

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

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All74%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
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%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Turtle Rock Elementary84%0.4Irvine, CA
University Park Elementary65%0.8Irvine, CA
Rancho San Joaquin Middle School77%1.2Irvine, CA
Bonita Canyon Elementary82%1.3Irvine, CA
Vista Verde85%1.4Irvine, CA
South Lake Middle School71%1.4Irvine, CA
Meadow Park Elementary74%1.6Irvine, CA
Culverdale Elementary47%1.7Irvine, CA
Springbrook Elementary64%1.9Irvine, CA
Westpark Elementary78%2.0Irvine, CA
Woodbridge High73%2.1Irvine, CA
Oak Creek Elementary74%2.4Irvine, CA

Irvine demographics profile

StatisticIrvineCaliforniaNational
Population246,99238,654,206318,558,162
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

IndexIrvineCaliforniaNational
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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