PROFICIENCY 68% 77% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
62%Santa Monica-Malibu Unified

Malibu High is a school servicing grades 6 to 12 and is located in the district of "Santa Monica-Malibu Unified" in Malibu, CA. There are a total of 1,107 students and 54 teachers at Malibu High, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 110 free lunch students and 19 reduced lunch students.

Malibu High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 67.5%, which is 77% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch110
Reduced lunch19


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment255
Taking some courses240
Taking some courses (not tests)16
Passing some courses192
Passing no courses29

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 Malibu High, there are a total of 255 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 240 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School55-59%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School75-79%

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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Malibu High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 79.8% 49.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.4% 7.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.2% 7.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 12.1% 30.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.9% 4.7% 3.1% 3.1%

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Malibu demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)64923291
Median age52.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish4%29%13%

Education level achieved in Malibu

Completed 8th grade96.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school96.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college86.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree68.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors61.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters28.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree13.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Malibu 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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