PROFICIENCY 47% 22% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
45%Whittier Union High
30%Santa Fe Springs

Santa Fe High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Whittier Union High" in Santa Fe Springs, CA. There are a total of 2,497 students and 85 teachers at Santa Fe High, for a student to teacher ratio of 30 to 1. There are a total of 1,231 free lunch students and 573 reduced lunch students.

Santa Fe High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 46.5%, which is 22% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio30:1
Free lunch1231
Reduced lunch573


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 Santa Fe 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 School28%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School65%

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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Santa Fe High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 5.7% 9.1% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.6% 0.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 2.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 90.2% 87.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.1% 3.1% 3.1%

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Lakeland Elementary42%1.0Norwalk, CA
Lakeside Middle School35%1.0Norwalk, CA
Jersey Avenue Elementary43%1.0Santa Fe Springs, CA
Rancho Santa Gertrudes Elementary17%1.1Santa Fe Springs, CA
Studebaker Elementary41%1.2Norwalk, CA
William W. Orr Elementary45%1.3Norwalk, CA
Rio San Gabriel Elementary45%1.3Downey, CA
Birney Tech Academy19%1.3Pico Rivera, CA
Doty Middle School38%1.3Downey, CA

Santa Fe Springs demographics profile

StatisticSanta Fe SpringsCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)11,11323291
Median age33.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Speak English43%56%79%
Speak Spanish53%29%13%

Education level achieved in Santa Fe Springs

IndexSanta Fe SpringsCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade73.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school72.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college46.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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