PROFICIENCY 78% 105% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
79%Acalanes Union High
81%Lafayette
38%California

Acalanes High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Acalanes Union High" in Lafayette, CA. There are a total of 1,396 students and 69 teachers at Acalanes High, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 26 free lunch students and 11 reduced lunch students.

Acalanes High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 78.0%, which is 105% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1396
Teachers69.4
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch26
Reduced lunch11

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment485
Taking some courses474
Taking some courses (not tests)24
Passing some courses434
Passing no courses34

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 Acalanes High, there are a total of 485 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 474 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All74%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School70-74%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All82%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School80-84%

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.

Acalanes High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 71.9% 69.6% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 1.0% 1.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 11.9% 14.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 7.5% 7.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.5% 6.2% 3.1% 3.1%

Lafayette demographics profile

StatisticLafayetteCaliforniaNational
Population25,38139,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,68725691
Median age44.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%52%55%
Speak English86%56%79%
Speak Spanish3%29%13%

Education level achieved in Lafayette

IndexLafayetteCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade97.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school97.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college91.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree77.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors72.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters34.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree13.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Acalanes High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.