PROFICIENCY 36% 6% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%San Diego Unified
80%San Diego

Point Loma 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 1,880 students and 80 teachers at Point Loma High, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 548 free lunch students and 202 reduced lunch students.

Point Loma High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 35.8%, which is 6% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch548
Reduced lunch202


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 Point Loma 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 School20-29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School45-49%

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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Point Loma High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 50.2% 19.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 5.4% 9.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.3% 12.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 37.5% 51.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.6% 5.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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San Diego demographics profile

StatisticSan DiegoCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,23323291
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 Point Loma 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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