PROFICIENCY 44% 14% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%Visalia Unified
12%Visalia
38%California

Mt. Whitney High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Visalia Unified" in Visalia, CA. There are a total of 1,577 students and 65 teachers at Mt. Whitney High, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 734 free lunch students and 80 reduced lunch students.

Mt. Whitney High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 43.5%, which is 14% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1577
Teachers65.07
Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch734
Reduced lunch80

 

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 Mt. Whitney 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
All61%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School61%

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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Mt. Whitney High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 30.1% 21.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.9% 2.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.6% 5.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 60.0% 67.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.8% 1.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.2% 2.2% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Conyer Elementary33%0.2Visalia, CA
Washington Elementary12%0.5Visalia, CA
Crescent Valley Public Charter6%0.5Visalia, CA
Redwood High44%0.6Visalia, CA
Divisadero Middle School35%0.7Visalia, CA
Mountain View Elementary30%0.8Visalia, CA
Visalia Charter Independent Study22%0.8Visalia, CA
Highland Elementary26%0.9Visalia, CA
University Preparatory High50%0.9Visalia, CA
Houston Elementary26%1.3Visalia, CA
Royal Oaks Elementary36%1.4Visalia, CA
Green Acres Middle School48%1.6Visalia, CA

Visalia demographics profile

StatisticVisaliaCaliforniaNational
Population4,01438,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,99323291
Median age28.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English21%56%79%
Speak Spanish78%29%13%

Education level achieved in Visalia

IndexVisaliaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade47.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school42.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college25.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree13.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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A very spirited school

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Mt. Whitney High School has and will continued to be a school full of pride and support. In difficult times and trying situations the students and faculty always find a way to come together stronger than before, united and spirited.
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Source: The Mt. Whitney High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.