PROFICIENCY 74% 94% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Garden Grove Unified
48%Westminster
38%California

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.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2142
Teachers78.7
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

GradeProficiency
All67%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School67%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All81%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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.

La Quinta High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 5.2% 9.7% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 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%

Westminster demographics profile

StatisticWestminsterCaliforniaNational
Population91,63539,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)9,12525691
Median age41.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English35%56%79%
Speak Spanish18%29%13%

Education level achieved in Westminster

IndexWestminsterCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade75.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school74.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college53.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The La Quinta High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.