PROFICIENCY 57% 50% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
40%SBC - High Tech High
52%San Marcos

High Tech High North County is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "SBC - High Tech High" in San Marcos, CA. There are a total of 549 students and 29 teachers at High Tech High North County, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 103 free lunch students and 51 reduced lunch students.

High Tech High North County has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 57.0%, which is 50% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch103
Reduced lunch51


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 High Tech High North County, 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 School40-44%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School70-74%

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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High Tech High North County race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 56.5% 29.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 3.9% 4.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 12.0% 11.4% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 25.4% 51.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.9% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.9% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 1.7% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

High Tech Elementary North County30%0.1San Marcos, CA
High Tech Middle North County44%0.1San Marcos, CA
San Marcos High65%0.4San Marcos, CA
Discovery Elementary64%0.6San Marcos, CA
Bayshore Preparatory Charter50%0.6San Marcos, CA
Pivot Charter School - San Diego45%0.8Lake San Marcos, CA
Alvin M. Dunn Elementary18%0.8San Marcos, CA
Taylion San Diego Academy17%1.3San Marcos, CA
San Marcos Middle School34%1.8San Marcos, CA
Joli Ann Leichtag Elementary38%1.8Vista, CA
San Marcos Elementary16%2.0San Marcos, CA
Paloma Elementary65%2.1San Marcos, CA

San Marcos demographics profile

StatisticSan MarcosCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,25123291
Median age34.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English42%56%79%
Speak Spanish47%29%13%

Education level achieved in San Marcos

IndexSan MarcosCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade79.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school78.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college61.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The High Tech High North County data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.