PROFICIENCY 25% 36% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%San Diego Unified
80%San Diego
38%California

Health Sciences High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "San Diego Unified" in San Diego, CA. There are a total of 569 students and 18 teachers at Health Sciences High, for a student to teacher ratio of 32 to 1. There are a total of 349 free lunch students and 72 reduced lunch students.

Health Sciences High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 24.5%, which is 36% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students569
Teachers18.25
Student/Teacher ratio32:1
Free lunch349
Reduced lunch72

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Health Sciences 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

GradeProficiency
All10-14%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All35-39%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School35-39%

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.

Health Sciences High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 12.1% 19.4% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 14.9% 9.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 12.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 73.0% 51.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 5.6% 3.1% 3.1%

San Diego demographics profile

StatisticSan DiegoCaliforniaNational
Population1,374,81239,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,23325691
Median age34.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Speak English59%56%79%
Speak Spanish23%29%13%

Education level achieved in San Diego

IndexSan DiegoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school85.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college71.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Health Sciences High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.