PROFICIENCY 74% 94% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Garden Grove Unified

La Quinta High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Garden Grove Unified" in Westminster, CA. There are a total of 2,142 students and 79 teachers at La Quinta High, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 1,157 free lunch students and 330 reduced lunch students.

La Quinta High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 74.0%, which is 94% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch1157
Reduced lunch330


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 La Quinta 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 School67%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School81%

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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La Quinta High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 5.2% 9.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.2% 0.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 76.2% 28.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 17.9% 53.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 6.3% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Susan B. Anthony Elementary44%0.2Westminster, CA
Thomas Paine Elementary53%0.3Garden Grove, CA
Sarah Mcgarvin Intermediate72%0.6Westminster, CA
Leo Carrillo Elementary40%0.8Westminster, CA
Post Elementary54%0.9Westminster, CA
John Marshall Elementary45%0.9Westminster, CA
James Irvine Intermediate50%1.0Garden Grove, CA
Ethan B. Allen Elementary87%1.0Fountain Valley, CA
Stephen R. Fitz Intermediate26%1.0Santa Ana, CA
Heritage Elementary15%1.1Santa Ana, CA
John Murdy Elementary55%1.1Garden Grove, CA
Newhope Elementary26%1.3Santa Ana, CA

Westminster demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)12,29023291
Median age30.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Speak English18%56%79%
Speak Spanish71%29%13%

Education level achieved in Westminster

Completed 8th grade55.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school52.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college32.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%
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