PROFICIENCY 46% 21% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Riverside Unified

Polytechnic High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Riverside Unified" in Riverside, CA. There are a total of 2,777 students and 106 teachers at Polytechnic High, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 1,166 free lunch students and 293 reduced lunch students.

Polytechnic High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 46.0%, which is 21% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch1166
Reduced lunch293


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 Polytechnic 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

High School29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School63%

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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Polytechnic High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 34.3% 23.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 6.9% 7.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.7% 4.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 53.3% 61.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.1% 2.9% 3.1% 3.1%

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Riverside demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,92223291
Median age31.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Speak English58%56%79%
Speak Spanish34%29%13%

Education level achieved in Riverside

Completed 8th grade77.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school76.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college53.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.6%1.3%
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