PROFICIENCY 56% 46% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
46%Grossmont Union High

West Hills High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Grossmont Union High" in Santee, CA. There are a total of 1,958 students and 73 teachers at West Hills High, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 283 free lunch students and 328 reduced lunch students.

West Hills High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 55.5%, which is 46% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch283
Reduced lunch328


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 West Hills 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 School44%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School67%

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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West Hills High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 62.8% 46.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.1% 7.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.2% 3.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 21.6% 33.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 11.5% 8.2% 3.1% 3.1%

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Santee demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,40923291
Median age37.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish10%29%13%

Education level achieved in Santee

Completed 8th grade89.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school89.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college67.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%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 West Hills 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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