PROFICIENCY 45% 17% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
45%Whittier Union High
30%South Whittier
38%California

California High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Whittier Union High" in South Whittier, CA. There are a total of 2,955 students and 103 teachers at California High, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 1,755 free lunch students and 456 reduced lunch students.

California High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.5%, which is 17% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2955
Teachers103.1
Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch1755
Reduced lunch456

 

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 California 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
All26%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School26%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All63%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School63%

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.

California High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 8.1% 9.1% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 0.5% 0.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.3% 2.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 88.5% 87.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.1% 0.1% 3.1% 3.1%

South Whittier demographics profile

StatisticSouth WhittierCaliforniaNational
Population59,31339,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)11,11325691
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 South Whittier

IndexSouth WhittierCaliforniaNational
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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Source: The California High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.